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  • noun The tiny lifeforms that float and drift in the air, carried by the current of the wind.

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aero- +‎ plankton

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  • Tiny lifeforms which float and drift in the air, including small airborne organisms such as microbes, bacteria, viruses, fungi, protists, algae, and liverworts, as well as certain life-cycle stages of larger organisms such as insects, juvenile spiders, spores, pollen, plant seeds, etc.

    May 1, 2010