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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chara  \Cha"ra\,  n.  [NL.,  of  uncertain  origin.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  flowerless  plants,  having  articulated  stems  and 
  whorled  branches.  They  flourish  in  wet  places. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Chara 
  n  :  green  algae  common  in  freshwater  lakes  of  limestone 
  districts  [syn:  {Chara},  {genus  Chara}] 




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