Synedra

noun Syn·edra \sə̇ˈnēdrə, sə̇ˈned-, ˈsinəd-\

Definition of Synedra

  1. :  a large genus related to Fragilaria and comprising elongated linear or commonly needle-shaped solitary or loosely colonial diatoms that may cause earthy odors in water supplies

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Origin and Etymology of synedra

New Latin, from Greek synedros sitting together, from syn- + -edros (from hedra seat) — more at sit


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