Cyanophyta

[ sahy-uh-nof-i-tuh ]
/ ˌsaɪ əˈnɒf ɪ tə /

noun Biology.

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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