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desmid definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: freshwater green algae

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: ultimately from Greek desmos Date: 1862 any of numerous unicellular or colonial green algae (order Zygnematales, especially family Desmidiaceae)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Desmid Des"mid, Desmidian Des*mid"i*an, n. [Gr. desmo`s chain + e'i^dos form.] (Bot.) A microscopic plant of the family Desmidi[ae], a group of unicellular alg[ae] in which the species have a greenish color, and the cells generally appear as if they consisted of two coalescing halves.



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