gonyaulax

[goh-nee-aw-laks]

noun

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

Origin of gonyaulax

< New Latin < Greek góny knee + aûlax furrow
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