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planktonnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈplæŋk.tən/
very ​smallplants and ​animals that ​float on the ​surface of the ​sea and on which other ​seaanimalsfeed
(Definition of plankton from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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planktonnoun [U]

 /ˈplæŋk·tən/
biology, earth science very ​smallorganisms that ​float in ​water, esp. near the ​surface, and are ​food for ​fish and other ​animals that ​live in ​water
(Definition of plankton from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “plankton”
in Spanish plancton…
in Vietnamese sinh vật phù du…
in Malaysian plankton…
in Thai สิ่งมีชีวิตขนาดเล็กมากในน้ำ…
in French plancton…
in German das Plankton…
in Chinese (Simplified) (海洋)浮游生物…
in Turkish plankton…
in Russian планктон…
in Indonesian plangton…
in Chinese (Traditional) (海洋)浮游生物…
in Polish plankton…
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