Nitzschia

noun
Nitzsch·ia | \ˈnichēə\

Definition of Nitzschia 

: a genus (the type of the family Nitzschiaceae) of mostly solitary and free-floating diatoms that are elongate with rhomboidal cross section

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History and Etymology for Nitzschia

New Latin, from Christian L. Nitzsch †1837 German naturalist + New Latin -ia

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