Meaning of phytoplankter in English:

phytoplankter

Pronunciation /ˈfʌɪtəʊˌplaŋ(k)tə/

noun

Biology
  • An individual or species of the phytoplankton; a planktonic plant.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Ecological Monographs. From phyto- + plankter, after phytoplankton.