plankton

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English[edit]

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Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German Plankton, coined by Viktor Hensen and derived from Ancient Greek πλαγκτός ‎(planktós, drifter), from πλάζω ‎(plázō, I turn aside, wander).

Noun[edit]

plankton ‎(usually uncountable, plural planktons)

  1. Small (often microscopic) organisms, that float in the water. (A single organism is known as a plankter.)

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

plankton ‎(genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. plankton

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πλαγκτός ‎(planktós).

Noun[edit]

plankton n ‎(definite singular planktonet)

  1. plankton

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πλαγκτός ‎(planktós).

Noun[edit]

plankton n ‎(definite singular planktonet)

  1. plankton

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

plànktōn m ‎(Cyrillic spelling пла̀нкто̄н)

  1. plankton

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