Definition of euglena in English:

euglena

Line breaks: eu|glena
Pronunciation: /juːˈgliːnə
 
/

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)
    More 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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