plural noun Chrys·o·cap·sa·les

Definition of Chrysocapsales

  1. :  an order of yellow-green algae (class Chrysophyceae) having nonmotile vegetative cells in palmelloid colonies within a gelatinous matrix

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Origin and Etymology of chrysocapsales

New Latin, from Chrysocapsa, type genus (from chrys- + Latin capsa box) + -ales — more at case

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to cast off or become cast off

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