Stephanokontae

plural noun Steph·a·no·kon·tae \-ˈkän‧(ˌ)tē\

Definition of Stephanokontae

in some classifications

  1. :  a class or subclass that is approximately equivalent to Oedogoniales and includes green algae having zoospores with a crown or chaplet of cilia — compare heterokontae, isokontae

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Origin and Etymology of stephanokontae

New Latin, from stephan- + -kontae (as in isokontae)


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