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chrys•o•phyte



Pronunciation: (kris'u-fīt"), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/chrysophyte.html on line 73 [key]
n.
any algae of the phylum Chrysophyta, comprising the yellow-green algae, golden-brown algae, and diatoms, distinguished by having in various proportions the three pigment groups chlorophyll (green), carotene (yellow), and xanthophyll (brown), and storing food reserves as oil rather than starch.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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