Definition of phytoflagellate in English:

phytoflagellate

noun

Biology
  • A flagellate (protist) belonging to any of several groups of unicellular organisms whose members typically possess one or more flagella and have chromatophores which permit photosynthesis; a plantlike flagellate.

adjective

Biology
  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of phytoflagellates.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Science. From phyto- + flagellate.

Pronunciation

phytoflagellate

/ˌfʌɪtəʊˈfladʒ(ə)lət//ˌfʌɪtəʊˈfladʒɪlət/