Definition of Algae in English :

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Algae meaning in English

Meaning of Algae in English

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1. alga, algae

primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves

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plural nounWord forms: singular alga (ˈælɡə )
unicellular or multicellular organisms formerly classified as plants, occurring in fresh or salt water or moist ground, that have chlorophyll and other pigments but lack true stems, roots, and leaves. Algae, which are now regarded as protoctists, include the seaweeds, diatoms, and spirogyra

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plural nounWord forms: singular ˈalga (ˈælgə ; alˈgə)
any of several divisions of simple photosynthetic organisms, esp. certain thallophytes, variously one-celled, colonial, or filamentous, containing chlorophyll and other pigments (esp. red and brown), and having no true root, stem, or leaf: algae are found in water or damp places, and include seaweeds and pond scum

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n. pl. al·gae (-jē)
Any of numerous photosynthetic organisms of aquatic or moist habitats, ranging in size from single-celled diatoms to large seaweeds such as kelp, and characterized by a lack of complex organs and tissues. Once classified within the plant kingdom, the algae are now considered to include several unrelated groups belonging to different kingdoms.

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