Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A floridin (respiratory pigment) found in certain cœlenterates.

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

  • noun (Physiol. Chem.) A coloring matter found in many simple Anthozoa and some hydroids.

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  • noun biochemistry A pigment found in many simple Anthozoa and some hydroids.

Etymologies

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polyp + Ancient Greek red.

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