mi·​cro·​plank·​ton ˌmī-krō-ˈplaŋ(k)-tən How to pronounce microplankton (audio)
: microscopic plankton

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First Known Use

1903, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of microplankton was in 1903

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“Microplankton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microplankton. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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