plural noun An·thoc·er·o·ta·les \-ˈtā(ˌ)lēz\

Definition of Anthocerotales

  1. :  an order of liverworts (class Hepaticae) having a thalloid gametophyte, green cells with one or occasionally two chloroplasts, and rhizoids smooth or punctate

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Origin and Etymology of anthocerotales

New Latin, from Anthocerot-, Anthoceros + -ales

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to cast off or become cast off

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