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- n. Plankton that lives in still freshwater such as ponds and marshes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The plankton of a marsh.
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Much of the prestige bump is attributable to Spellbound, the 2002 documentary that followed contestants from the 72nd bee as they negotiated such linguistic land mines as "palimpsest," "heleoplankton" and "akropodion."