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Date: 1800-1900
Language: Modern Latin
Origin: Greek, 'first animal'

protozoan

noun
     
pro‧to‧zo‧an , , pro‧to‧zo‧on plural protozoa or protozoans [countable]
HBM a very small living thing that has only one cell
protozoan adjective

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