plankter
noun Etymology: Greek planktēr wanderer, from plazesthai Date: 1935 a planktonic organism

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  • plankter — [plaŋk′tər] n. [Gr planktēr, a wanderer < planktos, wandering: see PLANKTON] an individual planktonic organism …   English World dictionary

  • plankter — /plangk teuhr/, n. any organism that is an element of plankton. [1935 40; < Gk planktér roamer. See PLANKTON] * * * …   Universalium

  • plankter — plank•ter [[t]ˈplæŋk tər[/t]] n. mcr any of the individual organisms in an aggregate of plankton • Etymology: 1935–40; < Gk planktḗr roamer. See plankton …   From formal English to slang

  • plankter — s ( n, plankter) …   Clue 9 Svensk Ordbok

  • plankter — ˈplaŋktə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: Greek planktēr wanderer, from plang , stem of plazesthai to stray, wander more at plankton : a planktonic organism …   Useful english dictionary

  • plankter — an individual planktonic organism …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • plankter — noun A single plankton organism …   Wiktionary

  • plankter — Any type of plankton …   Medical dictionary

  • Plankter — Plạnk|ter 〈m. 1〉 = Planktont * * * Plạnk|ter, der; s, [griech. plagkte̅r = der Verwirrende; der Irrende] (Biol.): Planktont …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Plankter — Plạnk|ter 〈m.; Gen.: s, Pl.: ; Biol.〉 = Planktont …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

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