Peridiniales

plural noun
Peri·​din·​i·​a·​les

Definition of Peridiniales

: an order of algae (class Dinophyceae) that is coextensive with or somewhat more inclusive than the zoological family Peridiniidae

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History and Etymology for Peridiniales

borrowed from New Latin, from Peridinium peridinium + -ales -ales

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“Peridiniales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Peridiniales. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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