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Cyanophyta

[ sahy-uh-nof-i-tuh ]
/ ˌsaɪ əˈnɒf ɪ tə /
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noun Microbiology.
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Origin of Cyanophyta

First recorded in 1930–35; from New Latin, from Greek kýanos “dark blue” + phytá, plural of phytón “plant, growth”; see cyano-1, -phyte
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