plural noun

: an order of much-branched brown algae (class Heterogeneratae) with a single growing apex to each filament and complex pseudo-parenchymatous specialization of the basal part of the thallus see desmarestia

Word History


New Latin, from Desmarestia + -ales

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“Desmarestiales.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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