plural noun

in some classifications
: an order of Fungi comprising the yeasts and various chiefly parasitic molds that are now usually included in the order Moniliales

Word History


New Latin, from Saccharomycet-, Saccharomyces + -ales

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“Saccharomycetales.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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