Any of a genus (Spirogyra, family Zygnemataceae) of freshwater green algae containing spiral chlorophyll bands in their cylindrical cells.
Webster's New World
Other Word Forms of Spirogyra
Origin of Spirogyra
New Latin Spīrogȳra genus name Latin spīra coil spire2 Greek gūros ring
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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