Fucales

plural noun
Fu·​ca·​les | \ fyüˈkā(ˌ)lēz \

Definition of Fucales

: an order of brown algae coextensive with the family Fucaceae and including exclusively diploid plants — compare laminariales

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History and Etymology for Fucales

New Latin, from Fucus + -ales

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“Fucales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fucales. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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