Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as cryptogam.

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  • noun biology Any plant whose buds overwinter either below ground, or under water
  • noun biology A cryptomonad

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  • noun common in fresh and salt water appearing along the shore as algal blooms

Etymologies

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crypto- ("hidden") + -phyte

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