green algae

green algae
algae that are clear green in color; often growing on wet ricks or damp wood or the surface of stagnant water (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑chlorophyte
Hypernyms: ↑alga, ↑algae
Hyponyms: ↑sea lettuce, ↑laver, ↑pond scum, ↑spirogyra, ↑stonewort, ↑desmid
Member Holonyms: ↑Chlorophyta, ↑division Chlorophyta

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