Definition of Chlorophyte

1. Noun. Algae that are clear green in color; often growing on wet ricks or damp wood or the surface of stagnant water.

Exact synonyms: Green Algae
Generic synonyms: Alga, Algae
Group relationships: Chlorophyta, Division Chlorophyta
Specialized synonyms: Laver, Sea Lettuce, Pond Scum, Spirogyra, Stonewort, Desmid



Definition of Chlorophyte

1. Noun. Any green alga (of the division ''Chlorophyta'') ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Chlorophyte

chlorophyll b reductase
chlorophyll c
chlorophyll d
chlorophyll esterase
chlorophyll synthetase
chlorophyll unit
chlorophyllase
chlorophyllic
chlorophyllide
chlorophyllides
chlorophyllin
chlorophyllins
chlorophyllose
chlorophyllous
chlorophylls
chlorophyte (current term)
chlorophytes
chloropicrin
chloropicrins
chloroplast
chloroplast DNA
chloroplastic
chloroplastid
chloroplastids
chloroplasts
chloroplatinate
chloroplatinates
chloroplatinic
chloroplatinic acid
chloropleth

Literary usage of Chlorophyte

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Geological Record Of Ecological Dynamics: Understanding The Biotic by National Academies Press (U.S.) (2005)
"... sedimentary concentrations of n-carotene (produced by all algae) and open triangles represent lutein-zeaxanthin (which is specific to chlorophyte ..."

2. Report of the Committee on Charles River Dam: Appointed Under Resolves of by Henry Smith Pritchett (1903)
"... were somewhat more abundant in the samples from near the outlet, and the alga, forming a felt on the surface, was a chlorophyte ..."

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