plural noun, singular al·ga [al-guh]. /ˈæl gə/.
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Origin of algae
OTHER WORDS FROM algaealgal, adjective
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We would have considered an algae bloom to be a welcome sign of ecological renewal.
Algae, sponges and coral now cover nuns, small children, and the elderly upper class.Artist Jason deCaires Taylor’s Underwater Sculptures Are a Sight to Sea|Justin Jones|April 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Glowing bacteria might live in our ceilings and light our homes, while algae bioreactors could supply food and fuel.
Current projects include a massive solar farm at Fort Bliss, Texas, and algae-powered naval vessels.
From algae-powered ships to a rendezvous with an asteroid, see five of the most exciting science and tech projects in the plan.
Stones were usually covered with algae in both the Arkansas and Walnut rivers.Fishes of Chautauqua, Cowley and Elk Counties, Kansas|Artie L. Metcalf
His special field was that of the Marine Algae, in which he stood unrivalled.
He made large collections of Algae, almost every day bringing to him new and beautiful forms.
Other algae doubtless sometimes occur in the thalli of Peltigerae.Ohio Biological Survey, Bull. 10, Vol. 11, No. 6|Bruce Fink and Leafy J. Corrington
The lichens, long regarded as a separate class of lowly organised plants are now known to be fungi that are parasitic upon algae.The Gospel Of Evolution|Edward Aveling
British Dictionary definitions for algae
pl n singular alga (ˈælɡə)
Derived forms of algaealgal (ˈælɡəl), adjective
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Cultural definitions for algae
Primitive organisms that contain chlorophyll but do not have structures, such as xylem and phloem, to transport fluids. Algae sometimes contain only a single cell, and nowadays they are not considered members of the plant kingdom.