Algae vs Seedling - What's the difference?

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Algae is a related term of seedling.


As nouns the difference between algae and seedling

is that algae is (alga) while seedling is (botany) a young plant grown from seed.

As an adjective seedling is

which is a seedling (see below).

algae

English

Noun

(head)
  • (alga)
  • Anagrams

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    alga

    English

    (wikipedia alga)

    Noun

    (algae)
  • (biology) Any of many aquatic photosynthetic organisms, whose size ranges from a single cell to giant kelps and whose form is very diverse; some are eukaryotic and some prokaryotic; includes the seaweeds.
  • Usage notes

    * (term) is a non-standard plural.

    Hyponyms

    * seaweed

    seedling

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • which is a seedling (see below)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (botany) A young plant grown from seed
  • Any young, especially
  • # one grown in a nursery for transplanting
  • # a tree smaller than a sapling.
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