from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of, pertaining to, or resembling the Alcyonacea.
  • noun One of the Alcyonacea.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Within the Park 43 scleractinian (hard coral) and 10 alcyonacean (soft coral) genera, 14 sponges, 4 tunicates, 812 species of marine and estuarine mollusks (72% of Kwazulu-Natal coastal species), including the giant clams Tricdaca maxima and T. squamosa, and 198 species of Crustacea have been recorded.

    Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, South Africa


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.