zooplankton

noun zoo·plank·ton \ ˌzō-ə-ˈplaŋ(k)-tən , -ˌtän \

Definition of zooplankton

:plankton composed of animals

zooplanktonic

play \ˌzō-ə-ˌplaŋ(k)-ˈtä-nik\ adjective

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1901


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