Trentepohliaceae

plural noun
Tren·​te·​pohl·​i·​a·​ce·​ae

Definition of Trentepohliaceae

: a family of aquatic or terrestrial green algae (order Ulotrichales) characterized by branching filaments without hairs and both prostrate and upright systems of growth and by isogamous sexual reproduction — see red rust sense 3a

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Other Words from Trentepohliaceae

trentepohliaceous \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗⸗¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Trentepohliaceae

New Latin, from Trentepohlia, type genus + -aceae

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“Trentepohliaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Trentepohliaceae. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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