Ebenales

plural noun
Eb·​e·​na·​les

Definition of Ebenales

: an order of dicotyledonous shrubs or trees having flowers with united petals and superior ovary and stamens borne on the corolla tube and constituting the families Ebenaceae, Sapotaceae, Styracaceae, and Symplocaceae

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History and Etymology for Ebenales

New Latin, from Latin ebenus + New Latin -ales

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“Ebenales.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ebenales. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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