Gelidiales

plural noun
Ge·​lid·​i·​a·​les | \ jəˌlidēˈā(ˌ)lēz \

Definition of Gelidiales

: a small order of red algae (subclass Florideae) containing a single family and including Gelidium and a few related genera that are sometimes placed in Nemalionales

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History and Etymology for Gelidiales

New Latin, from Gelidium + -ales

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“Gelidiales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gelidiales. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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