protist means: A Protista-related organism. Because they have single-celled cells and similar traits to cells, Protists cannot be considered animals. Protist organisms include: Euglena and Paramecium; Kelp, Seaweed; Protozoa and Algae. (in Community Dictionary, added by Kerasine)
What else does protist mean?
- One of many eukaryotic organisms, which aren’t fungi or plants and that is chiefly unicellular, colonial, or both. Multicellular protists don’t have differentiated cells into tissues. Protists are the protozoans and certain algae as well as slime molds. (in AZ Dictionary)