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anthozoan

noun an·tho·zo·an \ˌan(t)-thə-ˈzō-ən\

Definition of ANTHOZOAN

:  any of a class (Anthozoa) of marine coelenterates (as the corals and sea anemones) having polyps with radial partitions
anthozoan adjective

Origin of ANTHOZOAN

ultimately from Greek anthos + zōion animal; akin to Greek zōē life — more at quick
First Known Use: 1877

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