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brown algae

pl n
(Plants) any algae of the phylum Phaeophyta, such as the wracks and kelps, which contain a brown pigment in addition to chlorophyll

brown′ al′gae


n.pl.
any marine algae of the class Phaeophyceae, having brown pigments in addition to chlorophyll.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brown algae - algae having the chlorophyll masked by brown and yellow pigments
alga, algae - primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves
class Phaeophyceae, Phaeophyceae - brown algae; mostly marine and littoral eukaryotic algae
kelp - large brown seaweeds having fluted leathery fronds
fucoid algae, fucoid - any of various algae of the family Fucaceae
rockweed - coarse brown seaweed growing on rocks exposed at low tide
Fucus serratus, serrated wrack, tang - brown algae seaweed with serrated edges
gulfweed, sargasso, sargassum, Sargassum bacciferum - brown algae with rounded bladders forming dense floating masses in tropical Atlantic waters as in the Sargasso Sea
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