Alcyonoid
Alcyonoid Al"cy*o*noid ([a^]l"s[i^]*[-o]*noid), a. [Gr. 'alkyo`nion + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.) Like or pertaining to the {Alcyonaria}. -- n. A zo["o]phyte of the order {Alcyonaria}. [1913 Webster]

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  • alcyonoid — al·cy·o·noid …   English syllables

  • alcyonoid — ˈalsēəˌnȯid noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin Alcyonoidea : one of the Alcyonaria …   Useful english dictionary

  • Halcyonoid — Hal cy*o*noid (h[a^]l s[i^]*[ o]*noid), a. & n. [Halcyon + oid.] (Zo[ o]l.) See {Alcyonoid}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pennatulacea — Pen*nat u*la ce*a, n. pl. [NL. See {Pennatula}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A division of alcyonoid corals, including the seapens and related kinds. They are able to move about by means of the hollow muscular peduncle, which also serves to support them upright… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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