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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NounEdit

pleuston m ‎(uncountable)

  1. pleuston
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