Graminales

plural noun
Gram·​i·​na·​les

Definition of Graminales

: an order of monocotyledonous plants including the grasses and sedges that is characterized by small flowers usually arranged in spikelets with the perianth absent or reduced or represented by bristles or scales and with usually ribbon-shaped leaves

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History and Etymology for Graminales

New Latin, from Latin gramin-, gramen grass + New Latin -ales

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“Graminales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Graminales. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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