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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various unicellular green algae of the genus Chlorella.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of unicellular grass-green algæ occurring in symbiotic relationship with Hydra, Paramœcium, Ophrydium, and similar forms; the ‘yellow cell’ of Radiolaria.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Any single-celled green alga, of the genus Chlorella, found especially in stagnant water; now produced commercially as a food supplement.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun any alga of the genus Chlorella

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[New Latin Chlōrella, genus name, from Greek khlōros, green; see chloro–.]

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A use as a common noun of the genus name Chlorella.

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