from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Cuvier's classification, the third tribe of the coral family, corresponding to the modern Pennatulaceæ of alcyonarian polyps. It contained the genera Pennatula. Virgularia, Veretillum, and Umbellularia.
- n. In Lamarek's classification (1801–12), an order of Polypi, containing the crinoids.
- n. In Walckenaer's classification, a division of spiders, such as those of the genus Argyroneta; the diving- or water-spiders.
- n. The swimming birds. See Natatores.
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