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Cyanophyta

[sahy-uh-nof-i-tuh]
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noun Biology.
  1. a phylum, or subkingdom, in the kingdom Monera, comprising the blue-green algae.
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Origin of Cyanophyta

< New Latin; < Greek kýano(s) dark blue (see cyano-1) + phytá, plural of phytón -phyte
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