Chilomonas

[ kahy-lom-uh-nuhs ]
/ kaɪˈlɒm ə nəs /

noun

a genus of flagellate algae comprising the chilomonads.

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Origin of Chilomonas

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