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plankter

[ plangk-ter ]
/ ˈplæŋk tər /

noun

any organism that is an element of plankton.

Nearby words

planisphere, plank, plank floor, plank-sheer, planking, plankter, planktology, plankton, planktonic, planned, planned economy

Origin of plankter

First recorded in 1935–40, plankter is from the Greek word planktḗr roamer. See plankton
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