Definition of Tilopteridales
: an order of brown algae (class Isogeneratae) resembling those of the genus Ectocarpus but with the cells of the prostrate lower portion of the thallus arranged in transverse tiers
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Origin and Etymology of tilopteridales
New Latin, from Tilopterid-, Tilopteris, genus of algae (from Greek tilos something plucked—from tillein to pluck—+ pteris fern) + -ales — more at pteris
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