plural noun

: an order of red algae (subclass Florideae) in which the auxiliary cell arises as a vegetative cell of the gametophyte prior to fertilization see gigartinaceae

Word History


New Latin, from Gigartina + -ales

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“Gigartinales.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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