Pennales

plural noun
Pen·​na·​les | \ pəˈnā(ˌ)lēz \

Definition of Pennales

: an order of diatoms having a raphe or pseudoraphe and ornamentation of the valves always bilaterally arranged in relation to a line rather than to a point — compare centrales

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History and Etymology for Pennales

New Latin, from Latin penna feather + New Latin -ales

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“Pennales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pennales. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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