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xanthidium

Letters of XANTHIDIUM

consonantsd, h, m, n, t, x
vowelsa, 2 × i, u
alphagramadhiimntux

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Meaning of XANTHIDIUM

\Xan*thid"i*um\, n.; pl. {Xanthidia}. [NL., fr. Gr.

xanqo`s yellow.] (Bot.)

A genus of minute unicellular alg[ae] of the desmids. These

alg[ae] have a rounded shape and are armed with glochidiate

or branched aculei. Several species occur in ditches, and

others are found fossil in flint or hornstone.