plural noun Di·a·to·ma·les \ˌdīətəˈmā(ˌ)lēz, (ˌ)dīˌatə-\

Definition of Diatomales

in some classifications

  1. :  an order coextensive with the class Bacillariophyceae

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Origin and Etymology of diatomales

New Latin, from Diatoma + -ales

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to criticize severely

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