chrysophyte

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noun chryso·phyte \ˈkri-sə-ˌfīt\

Definition of chrysophyte

Origin and Etymology of chrysophyte

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


First Known Use: 1959


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