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

  • noun plural (Zoöl.) One of the principal divisions of Alcyonaria, including those forms which have a firm and usually branched axis, covered with a porous crust, or cœnenchyma, in which the polyp cells are situated.

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  • noun red corals and sea fans


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