Gymnodiniales

plural noun
Gym·​no·​din·​i·​a·​les | \ -ā(ˌ)lēz \

Definition of Gymnodiniales

: an order of greenish brown algae (class Dinophyceae) having no cell wall but often a firm periplast that is longitudinally striated and comprising the naked dinoflagellates — compare peridiniales

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History and Etymology for Gymnodiniales

New Latin, from Gymnodinium + -ales

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“Gymnodiniales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gymnodiniales. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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