plural noun

: 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

Word History


New Latin, from Latin ebenus + New Latin -ales

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“Ebenales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ebenales. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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