Coralligena Cor`al*lig"e*na, n. pl. [NL., fr. L. corallum coral + root of gignere to produce.] (Zo["o]l.) Same as {Anthozoa}. [1913 Webster]

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  • coralligena — cor·al·lig·e·na …   English syllables

  • coralligena — ˈlijənə noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from corall + gena (neuter plural of genus genous) : a formerly recognized group more or less equivalent to Anthozoa and comprising coral forming coelenterates …   Useful english dictionary

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