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A freshwater plant with whorls of slender leaves, related to green algae. Many kinds become encrusted with chalky deposits, giving them a stony feel.
- ‘Evidence for this is provided by stoneworts, highly specialised and complex algae that are often called the ‘coal-mine canaries of the plant world’.’
- ‘The Charales, commonly known as stoneworts or brittleworts, flourish in fresh and brackish water habitats throughout the world.’
- ‘This is Chara, commonly called muskgrass or stonewort.’
- ‘Spirogyra, stoneworts, and desmids are all members of this fresh-water group of ‘green algae’.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.