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alga


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Alga  \Al"ga\,  n.;  pl  {Alg[ae]}.  [L.,  seaweed.]  (Bot.) 
  A  kind  of  seaweed;  pl  the  class  of  cellular  cryptogamic 
  plants  which  includes  the  black,  red,  and  green  seaweeds,  as 
  kelp,  dulse,  sea  lettuce,  also  marine  and  fresh  water 
  conferv[ae],  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  alga 
  n  :  primitive  chlorophyll-containing  mainly  aquatic  eukaryotic 
  organisms  lacking  true  stems  and  roots  and  leaves  [syn:  {algae}] 




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