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Any of various submerged aquatic algae of the family Characeae that are frequently encrusted with calcium carbonate deposits and have nodes with whorled, filamentlike branchlets.
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(Plants) any of various green algae of the genus Chara, which grow in brackish or fresh water and have jointed fronds encrusted with lime
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any of a group of freshwater green algae, of the class Charophyceae, with plantlike growth.
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|Noun||1.||stonewort - any of various submerged aquatic algae of the genus Chara having nodes with whorled filamentlike branches; usually encrusted with calcium carbonate deposits|
chlorophyte, green algae - algae that are clear green in color; often growing on wet ricks or damp wood or the surface of stagnant water
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