Pyrrophyta

Pyrrophyta

[pi-rof-i-tuh]
noun Biology.
a phylum in the kingdom Protista comprising the dinoflagellates and cryptomonads.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin < Greek pyrrh(ós) red + -o- -o- + phytá, plural of phytón -phyte

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