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-ales

Botany
1.
a suffix of names of orders:
Cycadales.
Origin
< Latin plural of -ālis -al1
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-ales

suffix
1.
denoting plants belonging to an order Rosales, Filicales
Word Origin
New Latin, from Latin, plural of -ālis-al1
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