brown algae


brown algae
/braʊn ˈældʒi/ (say brown 'aljee)

noun
algae belonging to the division Phaeophyta, usually brown as a result of brown pigments added to their chlorophyll.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • brown algae — pl.n. any of a class (Phaeophyceae, division Chromophycota) of large, photosynthetic, marine thallophytic algae, including kelp and fucus, having a brown pigment that obscures the green color of chlorophyll …   English World dictionary

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  • brown algae — brown′ al′gae n. pl. mcr any marine algae of the class Phaeophyceae, having brown pigments in addition to chlorophyll • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • brown algae — noun algae having the chlorophyll masked by brown and yellow pigments • Hypernyms: ↑alga, ↑algae • Hyponyms: ↑kelp, ↑fucoid, ↑fucoid algae, ↑rockweed, ↑serrated wrack, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • brown algae — plural noun a large group of algae that are typically olive brown or greenish in colour, including many seaweeds. [Class Phaeophyceae.] …   English new terms dictionary

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  • golden-brown algae — gold′en brown al′gae n. pl. mcr a group of mostly marine, gold to yellow brown algae of the phylum Chlorophyta, containing the pigments chlorophyll, carotene, and xanthophyll • Etymology: 1955–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • golden-brown algae — /gohl deuhn brown / a group of mostly marine, motile algae of the phylum Chlorophyta, characterized by the presence of the pigments chlorophyll, carotene, and xanthophyll, which impart golden to yellow brown colors. [1955 60] * * * …   Universalium


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