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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alga, algaenoun

    primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves


  1. alganoun

    Any of many aquatic photosynthetic organisms, whose size ranges from a single cell to giant kelps and whose form is very diverse; some are eukaryotic and some prokaryotic; includes the seaweeds.


  1. alga

    The Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) is the principal organisation representing all 537 Local Government councils in Australia, and acts as the independent interest body for Australian local mayors, councillors and local government employees. The association is the federation of local government associations in each state and territory.


  1. alga

    Alga is a simple, non-flowering, aquatic plant of a large group that includes seaweeds and many single-celled forms. They contain chlorophyll but lack true stems, roots, leaves, vascular tissue and have no flowers or seeds. They are notable for their ability to conduct photosynthesis and produce oxygen. The group is extremely diverse, ranging in size from microscopic phytoplankton to giant kelp and occurring in various habitats including fresh water, sea water, moist stones, soils and rocks.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Alganoun

    a kind of seaweed; pl. the class of cellular cryptogamic plants which includes the black, red, and green seaweeds, as kelp, dulse, sea lettuce, also marine and fresh water confervae, etc

  2. Etymology: [L., seaweed.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. alga

    A species of millepora.

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  1. gala

  2. agal

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of alga in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of alga in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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