See also: protista

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From Ancient Greek πρῶτος (prôtos, first) +‎ -ista.

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  1. A taxonomic kingdom within the domain Eukaryota – a diverse group of organisms comprising 45 phyla; they are mostly single cellular, and include some algae, the Protozoa, the slime moulds and the water moulds.

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