algin etymology

English word algin comes from English alga, English flagellar (Of or pertaining to a flagellum.)

Detailed word origin of algin

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
alga English (eng) (biology) Any of many aquatic photosynthetic organisms, including the seaweeds, whose size ranges from a single cell to giant kelps and whose biochemistry and forms are very diverse, some being eukaryotic.
flagellar English (eng) Of or pertaining to a flagellum.
algin English (eng) Any of various gelatinous gums, derivatives of alginic acid, derived from algae.

Words with the same origin as algin

Descendants of alga
alginate alginic algoid
Descendants of flagellar