cyanophyte

[ sahy-uh-noh-fahyt, sahy-an-uh- ]
/ ˈsaɪ ə noʊˌfaɪt, saɪˈæn ə- /
Biology

noun

any member of the phylum Cyanophyta.

adjective

belonging or pertaining to the Cyanophyta.

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Origin of cyanophyte

see origin at Cyanophyta, -phyte
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British Dictionary definitions for cyanophyte

cyanophyte
/ (saɪˈænəfaɪt) /

noun

a former name for a cyanobacteriumSee cyanobacteria
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