microplankton

noun
mi·​cro·​plank·​ton | \ ˌmī-krō-ˈplaŋ(k)-tən How to pronounce microplankton (audio) , -ˌtän \

Definition of microplankton

: microscopic plankton

First Known Use of microplankton

1903, in the meaning defined above

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“Microplankton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microplankton. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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