chrysophyte

noun
chryso·​phyte | \ ˈkri-sə-ˌfīt How to pronounce chrysophyte (audio) \

Definition of chrysophyte

First Known Use of chrysophyte

1959, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chrysophyte

ultimately from Greek chrysos + phyton plant — more at phyt-

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