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pleuston

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek πλεῦσις (pleûsis, sailing), from πλέω (pléō).

NounEdit

pleuston (uncountable)

  1. (ecology) The organisms that live floating at the surface of water.
  2. (botany) Plants that live floating at the surface of water.

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