noun Spo·roch·nus \spəˈräknəs\

Definition of Sporochnus

  1. :  a small genus (the type of the family Sporochnaceae) of brown algae characterized by tufts of fine elongated filaments terminating some of the branches of the thallus

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Origin and Etymology of sporochnus

New Latin, from spor- + Greek chnoos, chnous dust, fine down — more at hypochnus

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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