gonyaulax

[ goh-nee-aw-laks ]
/ ˌgoʊ niˈɔ læks /

noun

any marine dinoflagellate of the genus Gonyaulax, sometimes occurring in great numbers and causing red tide.

Nearby words

  1. gonorrheal ophthalmia,
  2. gonorrhoea,
  3. gonosome,
  4. gonotheca,
  5. gonsalves,
  6. gonyaulax catanella,
  7. gonycampsis,
  8. gonys,
  9. gonzales,
  10. gonzales, pancho

Origin of gonyaulax

< New Latin < Greek góny knee + aûlax furrow

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