Santalales

plural noun
San·​ta·​la·​les

Definition of Santalales

: an order of dicotyledonous plants which are distinguished by having a one-celled inferior ovary and many of which are parasitic or partly parasitic

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History and Etymology for Santalales

New Latin, from Santalum + -ales

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“Santalales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Santalales. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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