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Topic: BIOLOGY

Date: 1800-1900
Language: German
Origin: Greek, from planktos 'wandering', from plazesthai 'to wander'

plankton

noun
     
plankā€§ton [uncountable]
HBPHBA the very small forms of plant and animal life that live in water, especially the sea, and are eaten by fish
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