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Definition of "algae" []

  • Unicellular or multicellular organisms formerly classified as plants, occurring in fresh or salt water or moist ground, that have chlorophyll and other pigments but lack true stems, roots, and leaves. Algae, which are now regarded as protoctists, include the seaweeds, diatoms, and spirogyra
  • Plural form of alga. (noun)

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Use "algae" in a sentence
  • "On the other hand, the fountain was hell to keep refilling throughout the winter (we couldn't let it freeze, and we hadn't emptied it of water), and the algae is a continual battle."
  • "Farther out, where the algae is more diluted but equally fueled by pollution, it swirls with the currents, a vast network of green tendrils across the surface of Tai Lake."
  • "Out further, where the algae is more diluted but equally fueled by pollution, it swirls with the currents, a vast network of green tendrils across the surface of Tai Lake."