from The Century Dictionary.

  • A class of Cælenterata; radiated, marine zoöphytes, embracing the sea-anemones, corals, sea-pens, etc., in which the mouth is furnished with hollow retractile tentacles, simple in one subclass (Zoantharia) or fringed in the other (Alcyonaria).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural (Zoöl.) A group of Cœlenterata, comprising the Anthozoa and Ctenophora. The sea anemone, or actinia, is a familiar example.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Plural form of actinozoon.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a large class of sedentary marine coelenterates that includes sea anemones and corals; the medusoid phase is entirely suppressed


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