/kar"euh fuyt'/, n.
any green algae of the class Charophyceae (or group Charophyta), comprising the stoneworts.
[ < NL Charophyta, equiv. to Char(a) a genus of stoneworts (L: a plant of uncert. identity found in Epirus) + -o- -O- + Gk phyta, pl. of PHYTON -PHYTE]

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