Actinaria

Actinaria

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.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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actinaria

noun
sea anemones [syn: Actiniaria
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