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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A book-name of the Anthozoa.


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  • All these trees and flower-animals developed a mechanical voracity whenever a microscopic victim fell under the power of their tentacles; then the soft clusters of branches would contract, close, drawing in their prey, and the worm, withdrawing into the lowest part of the slender tower secreted by himself, would digest his conquest.

    Mare Nostrum (Our Sea) A Novel Vicente Blasco Ib����ez 1897


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