plural noun

Definition of Saprolegniales 

: an order of chiefly aquatic fungi (class Phycomycetes) having a well-developed mycelium, both sexual and asexual reproduction, biflagellate zoospores, and no periplasm in the oogonia and comprising the water molds — see diplanetic

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saprolegnious \¦⸗⸗¦legnēəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Saprolegniales

New Latin, from Saprolegnia + -ales

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