Archaea

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From Ancient Greek ἀρχαῖα ‎(arkhaîa, ancient), neuter plural of ἀρχαῖος ‎(arkhaîos, ancient).

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Archaea

  1. Single-celled organisms lacking nuclei, formerly called archaebacteria, but now known to differ fundamentally from bacteria.
    1. A taxonomic domain .
    2. A taxonomic kingdom within the superkingdom Prokaryota.

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