Chordariales

plural noun
Chor·​dar·​i·​a·​les | \ (ˌ)kȯrˌdarēˈā(ˌ)lēz \

Definition of Chordariales

: an order of brown algae (class Heterogeneratae) having a branched filamentous sporophyte that is not markedly compacted with a pseudoparenchymatous mass

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History and Etymology for Chordariales

New Latin, from Chordaria genus of algae (from chord- + -aria) + -ales

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“Chordariales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chordariales. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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