plural noun

: an order of yellow-green algae (class Dinophyceae) that are immobile and form a branching system of nearly cylindrical cells

Word History


borrowed from New Latin, from Dinotrich-, Dinothrix, a typical genus (from dino- dino- + -thrix -thrix) + -ales -ales

Note: See note at dinophyceae .

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“Dinotrichales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dinotrichales. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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