plural noun
Rho·​dy·​me·​ni·​a·​les | \ˌrōdəˌmēnēˈā(ˌ)lēz\

Definition of Rhodymeniales 

: an order of red algae (subclass Florideae) that resemble those of the order Ceramiales but are distinguished by having the auxiliary cell formed prior to fertilization

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New Latin, from Rhodymenia + -ales

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