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spi·ru·li·na

 (spī′rə-lē′nə, spîr′ə-)
n.
Any of several cyanobacteria of the genus Arthrospira (formerly Spirulina) that are grown in bulk, dried, and used as nutritional supplements for their high levels of protein, vitamins, and minerals.

[New Latin Spīrulīna, genus name, from Late Latin spīrula, twisted cake; see spirula.]

spirulina

(ˌspɪrʊˈlaɪnə; -ˈliːnə)
n
(Biochemistry) any filamentous cyanobacterium of the genus Spirulina: processed as a valuable source of proteins and other nutrients
[from New Latin spirula small spiral]

spi•ru•li•na

(ˌspaɪ rəˈlaɪ nə)

n., pl. -nas.
any of the blue-green algae of the genus Spirulina, sometimes added to food for its nutrient value.
[< New Latin, =spīrul(a) small coil (see spiral, -ule) + Latin -īna, feminine of -īnus -ine3; so called from their corkscrew shape]
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