euglenophyte

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English[edit]

Euglena viridis, a euglenophyte.

Etymology[edit]

Euglena +‎ -phyte (plant), from Ancient Greek εὐ- (eu-, good) +‎ γλήνη (glḗnē, eye).

Noun[edit]

euglenophyte (plural euglenophytes)

  1. (biology) Any aquatic flagellate alga of the phylum Euglenozoa.

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