Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) One of the radial segments composing the body of one of the Cœlenterata.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek ray + part.

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