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  • Emil, sea glamor: free beer from algae slime!
  • No deer flee from algae’s sea glamor: feel free, Don!
  • Sir, be dross, algae, rusts or frosts, urea, glass or debris.
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Definition of the noun algae

What does algae mean as a name of something?


  1. primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves
    • examples: Phosphorus provides nourishment for cyanobacteria (blue algae) which multiply and release toxins. | This land is covered by a verdant carpet of mosses, algae, and lichen.
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of algae: alga
    • more generic word: protoctist = any of the unicellular protists
    • more specific terms:
      • seaweed = plant growing in the sea, especially marine algae
      • golden algae = algae having the pigments chlorophyll and carotene and xanthophyll
      • yellow-green algae = any alga of the division Chrysophyta with its chlorophyll masked by yellow pigment
      • diatom = microscopic unicellular marine or freshwater colonial alga having cell walls impregnated with silica
      • confervoid algae = algae resembling confervae especially in having branching filaments
      • brown algae = algae having the chlorophyll masked by brown and yellow pigments
      • euglenophyte / euglenoid / euglenid = marine and freshwater green or colorless flagellate organism
      • chlorophyte / green algae = algae that are clear green in color
      • chlorella = any alga of the genus Chlorella
      • red algae = marine algae in which the chlorophyll is masked by a red or purplish pigment
      • cryptomonad / cryptophyte = common in fresh and salt water appearing along the shore as algal blooms


ALGAE is an Aviation waypoint.

  • also known as fix ALGAE, waypoint ALGAE, ALGAE fix, ALGAE waypoint


"Algae" is a musical album of Kassel Jaeger.

  • released in (4 years ago)


  1. "Algae" is a book by L. Barsanti.
    • also known as "Algae: anatomy, biochemistry, and biotechnology"
  2. "Algae" is a book by Tyge Christensen.
    • also known as "Algae: a taxonomic survey"
  3. "Algae" is a book by L. H. Tiffany.
    • also known as "Algae, the grass of many waters"
  4. "Algae" is a book by Julian Sprung.

Phrases with Algae

Phrases starting with the word Algae:

  1. Algae Eaters
  2. Algae-Eaters
  3. Algae-Like Fungi

Phrases ending with the word Algae:

  1. red algae
  2. brown algae
  3. green algae
  4. Atheta Algae
  5. fucoid algae
  6. Globia Algae
  7. golden algae
  8. Capsula Algae
  9. Cryphia Algae
  10. Mesonia Algae
  11. Galathea Algae
  12. Phalaena Algae
  13. Archanara Algae
  14. blue-green algae
  15. confervoid algae
  16. Halobrecta Algae
  17. planktonic algae

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Algae

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Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

A fourth order of brown algae is the Fucales. Members of this order are tough, much-branched plants which ...

Google previewOverland Monthly and the Out West Magazine (1921)

by Bret Harte

Growing with the red algae is the black Poly- siphonia, or "black lace" moss, so commonly washed up at Monterey and Santa Cruz. The brown zone includes the olive green kelp gathered for the manufacture of potash and iodine. Here also ...

Google previewCyclopedia of American Agriculture: Farms (1909)

by Liberty Hyde Bailey

algae is a warm temperature from June to September. These plants sometimes form scums on the surface of the water or occur as floating masses. They produce what is called the " pigpen " odor, causing the water to be objectionable for ...

Google previewOverland Monthly and Out West Magazine (1921)

Growing with the red algae is the black Polysiphonia. or "black lace" moss. so commonly washed up at Monterey and Santa Cruz. The brown zone includes the olive green kelp gathered for the manufacture of potash and iodine. Here also ...

Google previewFarms (1917)

by Liberty Hyde Bailey

algae is a warm temperature from June to September.

Google previewBringing Fossils to Life (2013)

An Introduction to Paleobiology by Donald R. Prothero

Another enigmatic group probably related to green algae is the receptaculitids (fig. 20.5).

Google previewArsenic in Geosphere and Human Diseases; Arsenic 2010 (2010)

Proceedings of the Third International Congress on Arsenic in the Environment (As-2010) by Jiin-Shuh Jean, Jochen Bundschuh, Prosun Bhattacharya

Algae is an important component of freshwater aquatic environments and potentially could hinder the As partitioning in the paddy-rice system through uptake and biotransformation of inorganic As. However, As biotransformation and cycling in ...

Google previewBotany: An Introduction to Plant Biology (2011)

by James D. Mauseth

A remarkable feature of brown algae is that they are all multicellular; no unicellular species is known to exist ...

Google previewLongevity Now (2013)

A Comprehensive Approach to Healthy Hormones, Detoxification, Super Immunity, Reversing Calcification, and Total Rejuvenation by David Wolfe

AFA blue-green algae is a wild food harvested from Klamath Lake, Oregon. It is an excellent source of nearly all B vitamins; the major minerals including good calcium, magnesium, and iron; as well as the trace minerals: chromium, copper, ...

Google previewSolomon Islands Ecology & Nature Protection Laws and Regulation Handbook (2008)

by International Business Publications, USA

Marine flora Algae is a major component of marine flora, one that play a very important role in coral reefs, especially as ...

Google previewThe Green Foods Bible (2011)

Everything You Need to Know about Barley Grass, Wheatgrass, Kamut, Chlorella, Spirulina and More by David Sandoval

Red marine algae is a source of alginates, soluble fibers that bind tightly to radioactive substances like cadmium, sending them out of the body before they can do much damage. One Japanese study found that alginates could relieve ...

Google previewOne Plus One Equals One (2014)

Symbiosis and the evolution of complex life by John Archibald

One important aspect of the evolution of secondary chloroplastbearing algae is the manner in which they 'solve' the problem of chloroplast protein import. Again, the solution is one of mix and match biochemistry.

Google previewHawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary (2016)

by Michael D. Larrañaga, Richard J. Lewis, Sr., Robert A. Lewis

ALGAE 42 algae. Chlorophyll-bearing organisms occurring in both salt- and freshwater; they have no flowers or seeds, but reproduce by unicellular spores. They range in size from single cells to giant kelp over 100 ft long, and include most ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Tourism and Recreation in Marine Environments (2008)

by Michael Lück

Algae All-inclusive Resort 13 14 All-inclusive Resort American Cetacean Society 15. by the Seychelles Island Foundation. Aldabra became one of the best -studied coral atolls in the world, with the equivalent of 50 men-years work.

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

Algae are primitive eukaryotic, often microscopic, photosynthetic, nonflowering plants. Included are unicellular, multicellular and colonial organisms. They primarily inhabit natural bodies of water and sometimes soil. In large numbers, they can ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Paleoclimatology and Ancient Environments (2008)

by Vivien Gornitz

However, unlike fatty acids, w-alkanol distributions dominated by the Cig to C22 components generally indicate organic matter derived from aquatic algae and bacteria and not biota in general (Volkman et al., 1999). Individual species of plants ...

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Red corals and blue algae,
Wet sadnesses and swimming love
Need their own light. (Marieta Maglas)
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Scrabble value of A1L1G2A1E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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