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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cnidaria  \Cni*da"ri*a\,  n.  pl  [NL.  See  {Cnida}.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  comprehensive  group  equivalent  to  the  true  C[oe]lenterata, 
  i.  e.,  exclusive  of  the  sponges.  They  are  so  named  from 
  presence  of  stinging  cells  (cnidae)  in  the  tissues.  See 
  {Coelenterata}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Cnidaria 
  n  :  hydras;  polyps;  jellyfishes;  sea  anemones;  corals  [syn:  {Cnidaria}, 
  {phylum  Cnidaria},  {Coelenterata},  {phylum  Coelenterata}] 




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