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madreporaria


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Madreporaria  \Mad`re*po*ra"ri*a\,  n.  pl  [NL.  See  {Madrepore}.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  An  extensive  division  of  Anthozoa,  including  most  of  the 
  species  that  produce  stony  corals.  See  Illust.  of  {Anthozoa}. 
  --  {Mad`re*po*ra"ri*an},  a.  &  n. 
 
  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]: 
 
  Madreporaria 
  n  :  stony  corals  [syn:  {Madreporaria},  {order  Madreporaria}] 




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