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Synonyms for algae

1. green algae (n.)

algae that are clear green in color; often growing on wet ricks or damp wood or the surface of stagnant water

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2. confervoid algae (n.)

algae resembling confervae especially in having branching filaments

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3. golden algae (n.)

algae having the pigments chlorophyll and carotene and xanthophyll

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4. red algae (n.)

marine algae in which the chlorophyll is masked by a red or purplish pigment; source of agar and carrageenan

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5. planktonic algae (n.)

unicellular algae

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6. brown algae (n.)

algae having the chlorophyll masked by brown and yellow pigments

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7. yellow-green algae (n.)

any alga of the division Chrysophyta with its chlorophyll masked by yellow pigment

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8. alga (n.)

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

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