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  1. Xanthidium(noun)

    a genus of minute unicellular algae of the desmids. These algae 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

  2. Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. xanqo`s yellow.]

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  1. Xanthidium

    In taxonomy, Xanthidium is a genus of algae, specifically of the Desmidiaceae.

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