diatom
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈdaɪətəm/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈdaɪəˌtɑm/
Noun

diatom (plural diatoms)

  1. Any of a group of minute unicellular algae having a siliceous covering of great delicacy, now categorized as class Diatomophyceae or division Bacillariophyta.
Translations
  • French: diatomée
  • German: Kieselalge
  • Italian: diatomea
  • Portuguese: diatomácea
  • Spanish: diatomea



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