plural noun

: an order of aquatic monocotyledonous herbaceous plants that have flowers either with or without perianth, apocarpous ovaries, and seeds without endosperm see hydrocharitaceae, juncaginaceae , naiadaceae

Word History


New Latin, from Naiad-, Naias + -ales

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“Naiadales.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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