meaning of alga

alga meaning in General Dictionary

a type of seaweed pl the class of mobile cryptogamic flowers including the black red and green seaweeds as kelp dulse sea lettuce in addition marine and fresh-water confervaelig etc The algae tend to be primitive chlorophyll containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and origins and leaves

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  • primitive chlorophyll-containing primarily aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and origins and leaves
  • some sort of seaweed; pl. the course of mobile cryptogamic flowers which includes the black colored, purple, and green seaweeds, as kelp, dulse, ocean lettuce, also marine and fresh water confervae, etc.

alga meaning in Etymology Dictionary

see algae.


alga meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) Some sort of seaweed; pl. the class of mobile cryptogamic flowers including the black, purple, and green seaweeds, as kelp, dulse, water lettuce, in addition marine and fresh water confervae, etc.


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Botrydium, a simple siphonaceous alga with root-like attachment.

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