Oscillatoria

noun

Os·​cil·​la·​to·​ria
ˌäsələˈtōrēə
: a genus of blue-green algae that is the type of the family Oscillatoriaceae

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from feminine of oscillatorius oscillatory

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“Oscillatoria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oscillatoria. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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