Definition of Rosales
: an order of dicotyledonous plants having flowers with the petals separate or in some members of the family Leguminosae more or less united, a partly united calyx, epigynous or perigynous stamens, and one or more carpels
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Origin and Etymology of rosales
New Latin, from Rosa + -ales
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