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A roughly spherical marine dinoflagellate which is strongly phosphorescent, especially when disturbed.
- ‘Noctiluca are motionless as the flagellum is unable to propel their body through the water: the only movement is found in rotation of vertical position via control of buoyancy in the cell.’
- ‘Noctiluca is not photosynthetic.’
Modern Latin, from Latin, literally night light, lantern.
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.