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gonyaulax

[goh-nee-aw-laks] /ˌgoʊ niˈɔ læks/
noun
1.
any marine dinoflagellate of the genus Gonyaulax, sometimes occurring in great numbers and causing red tide.
Origin
< New Latin < Greek góny knee + aûlax furrow
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