Chrysotrichales

plural noun
Chrys·​o·​tri·​cha·​les

Definition of Chrysotrichales

: an order of yellow-green algae (class Chrysophyceae) distinguished by their branching filamentous form

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History and Etymology for Chrysotrichales

New Latin, from Chrysotrich-, Chrysothrix, + -ales

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“Chrysotrichales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chrysotrichales. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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