Ectocarpales

plural noun

Ec·​to·​car·​pa·​les
: a large order of rather simple heterotrichous brown algae that lack true oogamy see ectocarpaceae

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Ectocarpus + -ales

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“Ectocarpales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ectocarpales. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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