Acalephs
Acaleph Ac"a*leph, Acalephan Ac`a*le"phan .; pl. {Acalephs}, {Acalephans}. [See {Acaleph[ae]}.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the Acaleph[ae]. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • Calycozoa — Lucernarida Lu cer*nar i*da, n. pl. [NL. See {Lucernaria}.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A division of acalephs, including {Lucernaria} and allied genera; called also {Calycozoa}. (b) A more extensive group of acalephs, including both the true Lucernarida and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lucernarida — Lu cer*nar i*da, n. pl. [NL. See {Lucernaria}.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A division of acalephs, including {Lucernaria} and allied genera; called also {Calycozoa}. (b) A more extensive group of acalephs, including both the true Lucernarida and the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Acaleph — Ac a*leph, Acalephan Ac a*le phan .; pl. {Acalephs}, {Acalephans}. [See {Acaleph[ae]}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the Acaleph[ae]. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Acalephan — Acaleph Ac a*leph, Acalephan Ac a*le phan .; pl. {Acalephs}, {Acalephans}. [See {Acaleph[ae]}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the Acaleph[ae]. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Acalephans — Acaleph Ac a*leph, Acalephan Ac a*le phan .; pl. {Acalephs}, {Acalephans}. [See {Acaleph[ae]}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the Acaleph[ae]. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Acraspeda — A*cras pe*da, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. a priv. + ? border.] (Zo[ o]l.) A group of acalephs, including most of the larger jellyfishes; the Discophora. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Animal — An i*mal, a. [Cf. F. animal.] 1. Of or relating to animals; as, animal functions. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to the merely sentient part of a creature, as distinguished from the intellectual, rational, or spiritual part; as, the animal passions …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Animal electricity — Animal An i*mal, a. [Cf. F. animal.] 1. Of or relating to animals; as, animal functions. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to the merely sentient part of a creature, as distinguished from the intellectual, rational, or spiritual part; as, the animal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Animal flower — Animal An i*mal, a. [Cf. F. animal.] 1. Of or relating to animals; as, animal functions. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to the merely sentient part of a creature, as distinguished from the intellectual, rational, or spiritual part; as, the animal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Animal heat — Animal An i*mal, a. [Cf. F. animal.] 1. Of or relating to animals; as, animal functions. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to the merely sentient part of a creature, as distinguished from the intellectual, rational, or spiritual part; as, the animal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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