Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An order or suborder of Alcyonaria in which the skeleton consists of loose spicules embedded in a well-developed canaliferous cœnenchyma without axial skeletal rod. The group contains the families Xeniidæ, Alcyonidæ, and Nephthyidæ. Nearly equivalent to Alcyoniaceæ.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) A group of soft-bodied Alcyonaria, of which Alcyonium is the type. See
- n. comprising the soft corals
Sorry, no example sentences found.
‘alcyonacea’ hasn't been added to any lists yet.
Looking for tweets for alcyonacea.