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- n. Plural form of actinozoon.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. A group of Cœlenterata, comprising the Anthozoa and Ctenophora. The sea anemone, or actinia, is a familiar example.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A class of Cælenterata; radiated, marine zoöphytes, embracing the sea-anemones, corals, sea-pens, etc., in which the mouth is furnished with hollow retractile tentacles, simple in one subclass (Zoantharia) or fringed in the other (Alcyonaria).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a large class of sedentary marine coelenterates that includes sea anemones and corals; the medusoid phase is entirely suppressed
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