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Meaning of COELENTERATE

Pronunciation:  si'lentu`reyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  radially symmetrical animals having saclike bodies with only one opening and tentacles with stinging structures; they occur in polyp and medusa forms
 

COELENTERATE is a 12 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: cnidarian
 
 See Also: actinozoan, anthozoan, Cnidaria, Coelenterata, coelenteron, hydroid, hydrozoan, invertebrate, jellyfish, medusa, medusan, phylum Cnidaria, phylum Coelenterata, polyp, scyphozoan

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\C[oe]*len"ter*ate\, a. (Zo["o]l.)
Belonging to the C[oe]lentera. -- n. One of the C[oe]lentera.

 

 

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