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Meaning of ACTINARIA

WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: [n]  sea anemones
 
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 Synonyms: Actiniaria, order Actinaria, order Actiniaria
 
 See Also: actinia, actinian, actiniarian, Actinozoa, animal order, Anthozoa, class Actinozoa, class Anthozoa, genus Actinia, sea anemone

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ac`ti*na"ri*a\, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ?, ?, ray.]
(Zo["o]l.)
A large division of Anthozoa, including those which have
simple tentacles and do not form stony corals. Sometimes, in
a wider sense, applied to all the Anthozoa, expert the
Alcyonaria, whether forming corals or not.

 
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