noun Syn·cryp·ta \sinˈkriptə, siŋˈk-\

Definition of Syncrypta

  1. :  a genus of biflagellate free-swimming flagellates (order Chrysomonadina) occurring as spheroidal colonies and sometimes causing in water supplies odors suggestive of overripe cucumbers

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Origin and Etymology of syncrypta

New Latin, from syn- + Greek kryptē, feminine of kryptos hidden — more at crypt

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a brief usually trivial fact

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