Polytrichales

plural noun
Po·​lyt·​ri·​cha·​les

Definition of Polytrichales

: an order of Musci that is coextensive with the family Polytrichaceae or sometimes includes this together with the genus Dawsonia — see dawsoniales

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History and Etymology for Polytrichales

New Latin, from Polytrichum + -ales

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“Polytrichales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Polytrichales. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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