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euglena

Syllabification: eu·gle·na
Pronunciation: /yo͞oˈɡlēnə
 
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Definition of euglena in English:

noun

Biology
A green, single-celled, freshwater organism with a flagellum, sometimes forming a green scum on stagnant water.
  • Genus Euglena, division Euglenophyta (or phylum Euglenophyta, kingdom Protista)
Example sentences
  • Does it have a mutant euglena for a sidekick, called Minoxodil?

Origin

modern Latin, from eu- 'well' + Greek glēnē 'eyeball, socket of joint'.

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