Fagales

plural noun
Fa·​ga·​les | \fəˈgā(ˌ)lēz\

Definition of Fagales 

: an order of dicotyledonous trees and shrubs distinguished chiefly by the inferior unilocular ovary containing two or more ovules

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History and Etymology for Fagales

New Latin, from Fagus + -ales

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