Adjective "Algal" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Algal


    Definition:

    1. any of numerous groups of chlorophyll-containing, mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms ranging from microscopic single-celled forms to multicellular forms 100 feet (30 meters) or more long, distinguished from plants by the absence of true roots, stems, and leaves and by a lack of nonreproductive cells in the reproductive structures: classified into the six phyla Euglenophyta, Crysophyta, Pyrrophyta, Chlorophyta, Phaeophyta, and Rhodophyta.|

    Origin:
    algae

    Examples:

    "blooms can be algal."

    "growths can be algal."

    "ridges can be algal."

    "mats can be algal."

    "cells can be algal."

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