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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gorgonian  \Gor*go"ni*an\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  One  of  the  Gorgoniacea. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gorgonian  \Gor*go"ni*an\,  a.  [L.  Gorgoneus.] 
  1.  Pertaining  to  or  resembling,  a  Gorgon;  terrifying  into 
  stone;  terrific. 
 
  The  rest  his  look  Bound  with  Gorgonian  rigor  not  to 
  move  --Milton. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  Pertaining  to  the  Gorgoniacea;  as  gorgonian 
  coral. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gorgonian 
  n  :  corals  having  a  horny  of  calcareous  branching  skeleton  [syn: 
  {gorgonian  coral}] 




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