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golden-brown algae

[gohl-duh n broun] /ˈgoʊl dən ˌbraʊn/
noun
1.
a group of mostly marine, motile algae of the phylum Chlorophyta, characterized by the presence of the pigments chlorophyll, carotene, and xanthophyll, which impart golden to yellow-brown colors.
Origin of golden-brown algae
1955-1960
First recorded in 1955-60
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