Musales

plural noun
Mu·​sa·​les | \ myüˈzā(ˌ)lēz \

Definition of Musales

: an order of monocotyledonous tropical plants characterized by the cyclic flowers often with irregular perianth and one or more of the stamens suppressed

History and Etymology for Musales

New Latin, from Musa + -ales

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“Musales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Musales. Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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