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Meaning of CONFERVA

Pronunciation:  kân'furvu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  any of various algae of the genus Tribonema; algae with branching filaments that form scum in still or stagnant fresh water
 

CONFERVA is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: genus Conferva, genus Tribonema, Tribonema, yellow-green algae

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*fer"va\, n.; pl. {Conferv[ae]}. [L., a kind of
water plant. See {Comfrey}.] (Bot.)
Any unbranched, slender, green plant of the fresh-water
algae. The word is frequently used in a wider sense.

 

 

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