golden brown algae

golden-brown algae

[gohl-duhn broun]
a group of mostly marine, motile algae of the phylum Chlorophyta, characterized by the presence of the pigments chlorophyll, carotene, and xanthophyll, which impart golden to yellow-brown colors.

1955–60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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