plural noun Des·ma·res·ti·a·les \ˌdeməˌrestēˈā(ˌ)lēz, ˌdām-, -schēˈā-\

Definition of Desmarestiales

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of desmarestiales

New Latin, from Desmarestia + -ales

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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