from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The alternative name of the Cuvierian Radiata; the Phytozoa; the animal-plants, or plant-like animals.

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

  • noun plural (Zoöl.) An extensive artificial and heterogeneous group of animals, formerly adopted by many zoölogists. It included the cœlenterates, echinoderms, sponges, Bryozoa, Protozoa, etc.


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