Rhoeadales

plural noun
Rhoe·​ada·​les | \ ˌrēəˈdā(ˌ)lēz \

Definition of Rhoeadales

: an order of dicotyledonous plants including the families Papaveraceae, Fumariaceae, and Cruciferae and having regular or irregular cyclic flowers with hypogynous stamens and a superior compound ovary

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History and Etymology for Rhoeadales

New Latin, from Greek rhoiad-, rhoias corn poppy + New Latin -ales

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“Rhoeadales.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rhoeadales. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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