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gonyaulax

[ goh-nee-aw-laks ]
/ ˌgoʊ niˈɔ læks /
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noun
any marine dinoflagellate of the genus Gonyaulax, sometimes occurring in great numbers and causing red tide.
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Origin of gonyaulax

<New Latin <Greek gónyknee + aûlax furrow
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