Piperales

plural noun
Piper·​a·​les

Definition of Piperales

: an order of apetalous dicotyledonous plants constituting the families Piperaceae, Saururaceae, and Chloranthaceae and having simple leaves and minute flowers in spikes with the perianth simple or lacking

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History and Etymology for Piperales

New Latin, from Piper + -ales

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“Piperales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Piperales. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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