Definition of phytomonad in English:

phytomonad

noun

Biology
  • A phytoflagellate belonging to the order Phytomonadina.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Gary Calkins (1869–1943). From phyto- + monad, after scientific Latin Phytomonadina, order name.

Pronunciation

phytomonad

/ˌfʌɪtə(ʊ)ˈmɒnad//ˌfʌɪtə(ʊ)ˈməʊnad/