One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A microorganism composed of beaded filaments which aggregate to form a gelatinous mass, growing in water and damp places and able to fix nitrogen from the atmosphere.
Genus Nostoc, division Cyanobacteria
- ‘The Chinese cultivate nostoc, since its gelatinous texture appeals to their palate.’
Early 17th century: name invented by Paracelsus.
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