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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The aggregate of small botanical and animal organisms that float or drift in great numbers in fresh or salt water.

Usage examples (37)
  • Studies show dramatic decrease in plankton as planet warms
  • Species classified as plankton feeders are increasing.
  • The algae are food for plankton, which is food for jellyfish.
  • There is a very rich growth of grass (called plankton) in the marsh. for more
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