Rhodomelaceae

plural noun
Rho·dom·e·la·ce·ae | \rōˌdäməˈlāsēˌē\

Definition of Rhodomelaceae 

: a large family of filamentous red algae (order Rhodymeniales) characterized by a much-branched thallus in which the main axis and branches consist of a polysiphonic arrangement of filaments

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Other Words from Rhodomelaceae

rhodomelaceous \⸗¦⸗⸗¦lāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Rhodomelaceae

New Latin, from Rhodomela, type genus (from rhod- + Greek melas black) + -aceae

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