[kris-uh-mel-id, -mee-lid] /ˌkrɪs əˈmɛl ɪd, -ˈmi lɪd/
any beetle of the family Chrysomelidae, comprising the leaf beetles.
belonging or pertaining to the family Chrysomelidae.
[kri-som-uh-nad] /krɪˈsɒm əˌnæd/ noun, Biology. 1. any golden-yellow to brown freshwater algae of the class Chrysomonadales (phylum Chrysophyta), living singly or in colonies; blooms may color the water brown.
Chrysomyia Chrys·o·my·ia (krĭs’ə-mī’ə, -yə) n. A genus of flies that includes species that cause myiasis in humans.
[kri-sof-uh-neen, -nin] /krɪˈsɒf əˌnin, -nɪn/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a bright yellow dye derived from stilbene, used chiefly for dyeing leather and textiles.
[kris-uh-fahyt] /ˈkrɪs əˌfaɪt/ noun 1. any algae of the phylum Chrysophyta, comprising the yellow-green algae, golden-brown algae, and diatoms, distinguished by having in various proportions the three pigment groups chlorophyll (green), carotene (yellow), and xanthophyll (brown), and storing food reserves as oil rather than starch.