astraean

Astraean

As*tr[ae]"an\, a. [Gr. ? starry.] (Zo["o]l.) Pertaining to the genus Astr[ae]a or the family Astr[ae]id[ae]. -- n. A coral of the family Astr[ae]id[ae]; a star coral.
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