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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“Fagales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fagales. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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