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Astrangia

[uh-streyn-jee-uh] /əˈstreɪn dʒi ə/
noun
1.
a genus of corals forming small, encrusting colonies, found in shallow waters off both coasts of the U.S.
Origin
1848
1848; < New Latin < Greek ástr(on) star + angeî(on) vessel + -a -a2
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