palmelloid

adjective
pal·​mel·​loid | \ palˈmeˌlȯid\

Definition of palmelloid

: resembling Palmella specifically : having a palmella stage in the life history palmelloid algae

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History and Etymology for palmelloid

New Latin Palmella + English -oid

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“Palmelloid.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/palmelloid. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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