from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The supporting framework of a colony of polyps of a cnidarian, especially a coral.
from The Century Dictionary.
- The stock of the Anthozoa and related polyps; a polyp-stock, polypidom, or polyparia; the horny or chitinous outer covering or envelop with which many of the Hydrozoa are furnished.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) Same as
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