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

chryso- + -phyte, after New Latin Chrysophyta, phylum name

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“Chrysophyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chrysophyte. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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