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alga (Lat.) a seaweed.
algal of or like alga, any member of the algae, seaweeds.
algoid of the nature of, or resembling, an alga.
algological relating to algology, the study of algae.
algologically (Adv.) ALGOLOGICAL, relating to algology, the study of ALGAE.
algology the study of algae.
anabaena (Greek) a kind of freshwater alga.
aplanetic of algal spores, lacking a motile stage.
arame (Japanese) a type of edible seaweed, looking like black bootlaces.
autospore a nonmotile algal spore.
badderlock an edible seaweed.
balderlocks an edible seaweed.
bladderwort a kind of seaweed.
bladderwrack a common brown seaweed with air-bladders.
blanketweed a rapidly spreading green filamentous alga that forms in ponds.
carageen (Irish) a kind of dark red, branched seaweed, aka Irish moss.
carrageen (Irish) a kind of dark red, branched seaweed, aka Irish moss.
carragheen (Irish) a kind of dark red, branched seaweed, aka Irish moss.
chara a genus of plantlike algae, having articulated stems and whorled branches, stoneworts etc.
chlorella a member of the genus Chlorella of green freshwater algae.
chrysophyte a type of golden-brown alga.
conferva (Lat.) any of a large group of filamentous cryptogams, esp simple freshwater green algae.
conferval relating to a conferva, any of a large group of filamentous cryptogams.
confervoid relating the confervae, freshwater algae; (noun) a freshwater alga.
coralline any of various red algae resembling coral.
cryoplankton minute organisms, esp algae, living in ice, snow, or icy water.
cyanobacterium a blue-green alga.
cyanophyte a blue-green alga.
desmid any member of a family of freshwater microscopic unicellular green algae.
desmidian like a desmid, any member of a family of freshwater microscopic unicellular green algae.
diatom a microscopic unicellular alga that has a rigid siliceous cell wall and occurs esp as plankton and as a fossil in diatomaceous earth.
dulse (Gaelic) an edible red seaweed.
floridean any of a large subclass of red seaweeds.
fucoid relating to seaweed; (noun) a seaweed of the genus Fucus.
fucoidal relating to seaweed.
fucous of or pertaining to fucoids, seaweeds of the genus Fucus.
fucus (Lat.) a genus of seaweed, brown algae paint for the face
gulfweed a large olive-brown seaweed.
heterocont a kind of yellow-green alga.
heterokont a kind of yellow-green alga.
heterokontan of or like a heterokont, a kind of yellow-green alga.
isokont a green alga, whose zoophores have equal cilia.
isokontan any member of the Isokontae, the green algae, whose zoospores have equal cilia.
karengo (Maori) an edible type of Pacific seaweed.
kelp a type of seaweed (verb) to burn this
kilp a type of seaweed.
kombu (Japanese) a kind of Japanese seaweed.
konbu (Japanese) a kind of Japanese seaweed.
laminaria a genus of large seaweeds with long and broad fronds, aka tangle.
laminarian a brown seaweed.
latu an edible Asian seaweed, having small green berrylike capsules.
laver an edible seaweed of various kinds, including ulva.
maerl (Breton) calcified red seaweed; a mass of this.
microphyte a very minute plant, one of certain unicellular algae, such as the germs of various infectious diseases are believed to be.
microphytic of or like a microphyte.
nostoc a blue-green alga.
nullipore (Lat.) any of various red algae which secrete a crust of calcium carbonate.
oarweed a kind of seaweed.
oreweed a kind of seaweed.
procaryon the nucleus of a blue-green alga, bacterium etc.
procaryote a bacterium or blue-green algae whose nucleus lacks a limiting membrane.
prokaryon the nucleus of a blue-green alga, bacterium etc.
prokaryot a bacterium or blue-green algae whose nucleus lacks a limiting membrane.
prokaryote a bacterium or blue-green algae whose nucleus lacks a limiting membrane.
protococcal relating to the Protoccus genus of unicellular algae.
redware an edible seaweed.
rockweed any coarse seaweed growing on sea-washed rocks, esp Fucus.
sargasso (Portuguese) a genus of algae including the gulfweed > SARGASSOS or SARGASSOES.
sargassum (Lat.) a genus of algae including the gulfweed > SARGASSA or SARGASSUMS.
schizophyceous of or belonging to the Schizophyceae, a group of bluish-green algae.
seabottle a translucent inflated seaweed; bladderwrack.
seaware seaweed, esp coarse seaweed.
seaweed any large photosynthetic protist, including rhodophytes and kelps.
seaweedy abounding in seaweed.
spirogyra any of various minute green filamentous freshwater algae constituting the genus Spirogyra.
stonewort any of vaious green alga of the genus Chara, aka stone parsley.
synura (Lat.) any of a several species of green alga > SYNURAE.
tangleweed a coarse seaweed.
ulva (Lat.) a genus of thin papery bright green seaweeds including the kinds called sea lettuce.
unialgal relating to a single-celled alga.
varec a kind of seaweed, aka kelp.
varech a kind of seaweed, aka kelp.
vraic a kind of seaweed, aka kelp.
wakame (Japanese) an edible seaweed that can be soaked and used as a salad vegetable.
wakane (Japanese) an edible seaweed that can be soaked and used as a salad vegetable.