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|Noun||1.||order Ebenales - trees or shrubs of the families Ebenaceae or Sapotaceae or Styracaceae or Symplocaceae|
plant order - the order of plants
class Dicotyledonae, class Dicotyledones, class Magnoliopsida, Dicotyledonae, Dicotyledones, Magnoliopsida - comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with paired cotyledons and net-veined leaves; divided into six (not always well distinguished) subclasses (or superorders): Magnoliidae and Hamamelidae (considered primitive); Caryophyllidae (an early and distinctive offshoot); and three more or less advanced groups: Dilleniidae; Rosidae; Asteridae
Ebenaceae, ebony family, family Ebenaceae - fruit and timber trees of tropical and warm regions including ebony and persimmon
family Sapotaceae, sapodilla family, Sapotaceae - tropical trees or shrubs with milky juice and often edible fleshy fruit