Opuntiales

plural noun
Opun·​ti·​a·​les | \ -tēˈā- \

Definition of Opuntiales

: an order of succulent dicotyledonous plants coextensive with the family Cactaceae

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History and Etymology for Opuntiales

New Latin, from Opuntia + -ales

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“Opuntiales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Opuntiales. Accessed 5 Jun. 2020.

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