nostoc

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noun nos·toc \ˈnä-ˌstäk\

Definition of nostoc

  1. :  any of a genus (Nostoc) of usually filamentous cyanobacteria that fix nitrogen

Origin and Etymology of nostoc

New Latin


First Known Use: 1650


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