Synedra

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

Definition of Synedra

: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)


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