from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. and order of plankton, in some classifications it is considered a phylum of the kingdom Protista; in others it is included in the plant phylum Pyrrophyta. Its members usually have two flagella, one of which extends from its center.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Those flagellate infusorians commonly called Cilioflagellata (which see).
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- n. in some classifications considered a phylum of the kingdom Protista; in others included in the plant phylum Pyrrophyta
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