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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History and Etymology for Synedra

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

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