Actinaria
Anthozoa An`tho*zo"a, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. 'a`nqos flower + ? animal.] (Zo["o]l.) The class of the C[oe]lenterata which includes the corals and sea anemones. The three principal groups or orders are {Acyonaria}, {Actinaria}, and {Madreporaria}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Actinaria — Ac ti*na ri*a, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ?, ?, ray.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of Anthozoa, including those which have simple tentacles and do not form stony corals. Sometimes, in a wider sense, applied to all the Anthozoa, expert the Alcyonaria, whether… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Actinaria — noun sea anemones • Syn: ↑Actiniaria, ↑order Actiniaria, ↑order Actinaria • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Anthozoa, ↑class Anthozoa, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • actinaria — ac·ti·nar·ia …   English syllables

  • order Actinaria — noun sea anemones • Syn: ↑Actiniaria, ↑order Actiniaria, ↑Actinaria • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Anthozoa, ↑class Anthozoa, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Actiniaria — n. 1. 1 the order comprising sea anemones. Syn: order {Actiniaria}, Actinaria, order {Actinaria} [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • actinian — noun any sea anemone or related animal • Syn: ↑actinia, ↑actiniarian • Hypernyms: ↑sea anemone, ↑anemone • Member Holonyms: ↑Actiniaria, ↑order Actiniaria, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Actiniaria — noun sea anemones • Syn: ↑order Actiniaria, ↑Actinaria, ↑order Actinaria • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Anthozoa, ↑class Anthozoa, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • actiniarian — noun any sea anemone or related animal • Syn: ↑actinia, ↑actinian • Hypernyms: ↑sea anemone, ↑anemone • Member Holonyms: ↑Actiniaria, ↑order Actiniaria, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Actinozoa — noun a large class of sedentary marine coelenterates that includes sea anemones and corals; the medusoid phase is entirely suppressed • Syn: ↑Anthozoa, ↑class Anthozoa, ↑class Actinozoa • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Cnidaria, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • animal order — noun the order of animals • Hypernyms: ↑order • Hyponyms: ↑Eubacteriales, ↑order Eubacteriales, ↑Pseudomonadales, ↑order Pseudomonadales, ↑Rickettsiales, ↑order …   Useful english dictionary

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