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Chilomonas

[kahy-lom-uh-nuh s]
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noun
  1. a genus of flagellate algae comprising the chilomonads.
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Origin of Chilomonas

< New Latin, equivalent to chilo-1 chilo-2 + Greek monás (genitive monádos) unit; see monad
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