Stephanokontae

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

Definition of Stephanokontae

in some classifications
: 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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History and Etymology for Stephanokontae

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

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