plural noun Psi·lo·ta·les

Definition of Psilotales

  1. :  an order of lower tracheophytes (subdivision Psilopsida) having a dichotomously branched sporophyte that is divided into aerial shoot and rhizome, lacks true roots, and has few or minute leaves, and having a gametophyte that is subterranean and free from chlorophyll — see psilotaceae

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Origin and Etymology of psilotales

New Latin, from Psilotum + -ales

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to cast off or become cast off

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