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actinaria


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Actinaria  \Ac`ti*na"ri*a\,  n.  pl  [NL.,  from  Gr  ?,  ?,  ray.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  large  division  of  Anthozoa,  including  those  which  have 
  simple  tentacles  and  do  not  form  stony  corals.  Sometimes  in 
  a  wider  sense  applied  to  all  the  Anthozoa,  expert  the 
  Alcyonaria,  whether  forming  corals  or  not 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anthozoa  \An`tho*zo"a\,  n.  pl  [NL.,  fr  Gr  'a`nqos  flower  +  ? 
  animal.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  class  of  the  C[oe]lenterata  which  includes  the  corals  and 
  sea  anemones.  The  three  principal  groups  or  orders  are 
  {Acyonaria},  {Actinaria},  and  {Madreporaria}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Actinaria 
  n  :  sea  anemones  [syn:  {Actiniaria},  {order  Actiniaria},  {Actinaria}, 
  {order  Actinaria}] 




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