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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A special podlike or fusiform branch containing tetraspores. It is found in certain red algæ.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

Etymologies

New Latin, from Ancient Greek, diminutive of "row". (Wiktionary)

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