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noun [U] uk   /ˌspaɪə.rəˈdʒaɪə.rə/ us    /ˌspaɪ.roʊˈdʒaɪ-/ specialized
a type of freshwater algae (= very simple plants) formed of cells that contain a green spiral of chloroplastWater and marsh plants, bushes and trees
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