Syncrypta

noun
Syn·cryp·ta | \sinˈkriptə, siŋˈk-\

Definition of Syncrypta 

: 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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New Latin, from syn- + Greek kryptē, feminine of kryptos hidden

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