plural noun
Bry·​a·​les | \ brīˈā(ˌ)lēz \

Definition of Bryales

in some classifications
: an order or subclass of Musci comprising the mosses that have the spore case separated from the capsule wall by a hollow cylindrical intercellular space — compare eubryales

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New Latin, from Bryum + -ales

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“Bryales.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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