Meaning of NITELLA in English

nīˈtelə noun

Usage: capitalized

Etymology: New Latin, from Latin nitēre to shine + New Latin -ella — more at neat

: a genus of delicate branching stoneworts (family Characeae) differing from Chara in lacking a cortical layer of cells and in having the leaves all branched

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