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algoid

[al-goid]
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adjective
  1. like algae.

Origin of algoid

First recorded in 1870–75; alg(ae) + -oid
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Examples from the Web for algoid

Historical Examples

  • The pelican nests are slight depressions in the sand, some of them softened with an algoid matting.

    The New North

    Agnes Deans Cameron

  • Sometimes biciliated minute cells are found; without any doubt they are zoospores derived from any algoid or fungoid species.


British Dictionary definitions for algoid

algoid

adjective
  1. resembling or relating to algae
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