Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One of the segments forming the body of a radially symmetric animal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One of the radial segments making up the body of one of the Cœlenterata.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of the radial segments composing the body of one of the Cœlenterata.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the radially symmetrical partitions or divisions of a sea-anemone, coral-polyp, or other actinozoan.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek ray + part. (Wiktionary)

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