Psilophytales

plural noun
Psi·​lo·​phy·​ta·​les | \ -ā(ˌ)lēz \

Definition of Psilophytales

: an order of Paleozoic simple dichotomously branched plants of Europe and eastern Canada including the oldest known land plants with vascular structure

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History and Etymology for Psilophytales

New Latin, from Psilophyton + -ales

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“Psilophytales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Psilophytales. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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