Phaeophyceae

plural noun Phaeo·phy·ce·ae \ -fis- \

Definition of Phaeophyceae

in some classifications
:a class comprising the brown algae and being coextensive with the division Phaeophyta

phaeophycean

adjective or noun

phaeophyceous

\-shəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of phaeophyceae

New Latin, from phaeo- + -phyceae


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