plural noun Xyr·i·da·les

Definition of Xyridales

  1. :  an order of monocotyledonous herbs having flowers mostly with regular corolla and compound superior ovary — see bromeliaceae, commelinaceae, xyridaceae

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Origin and Etymology of xyridales

New Latin, from Xyrid-, Xyris + -ales

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to cast off or become cast off

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