Peridiniales

plural noun

Peri·​din·​i·​a·​les
: an order of algae (class Dinophyceae) that is coextensive with or somewhat more inclusive than the zoological family Peridiniidae

Word History

Etymology

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 23 Apr. 2024.

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