Desmidian

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Desmidian (Bot) A microscopic plant of the family Desmidi√¶, a group of unicellular alg√¶ in which the species have a greenish color, and the cells generally appear as if they consisted of two coalescing halves.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n desmidian See desmid.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. desmo`s chain + e'i^dos form