plankton

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German Plankton, coined by Viktor Hensen and derived from Ancient Greek πλαγκτός (planktós, drifter).

Noun[edit]

plankton (usually uncountable, plural planktons)

  1. a generic term for all the organisms that float in the sea. A single organism is known as a plankter

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /plǎnktoːn/
  • Hyphenation: plank‧ton

Noun[edit]

plànktōn m (Cyrillic spelling пла̀нкто̄н)

  1. plankton

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