plankter


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plank·ter

 (plăngk′tər)
n.
One of the minute organisms that collectively constitute plankton.

[Greek planktēr, wanderer, from planktos, wandering; see plankton.]

plankter

(ˈplænktə)
n
(Biology) biology an organism found in plankton

plank•ter

(ˈplæŋk tər)

n.
any of the individual organisms in an aggregate of plankton.
[1935–40; < Greek planktḗr roamer. See plankton]
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