Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In botany, a peculiarly modified branch of the thallus in some algæ, which serves as a receptacle for the tetraspores. See cut under Algæ.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A special podlike or fusiform branch containing tetraspores. It is found in certain red algæ.

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

  • noun A special pod-like or fusiform branch containing tetraspores, found in red algae.

Etymologies

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New Latin, from Ancient Greek, diminutive of "row".

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