Definition of Ceriantharia
in some classifications
: an order of Anthozoa coextensive with Cerianthidae and usually included in Actiniaria
ceriantharianadjective or noun
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Origin and Etymology of ceriantharia
New Latin, from Cerianthus, type genus (from Greek kērion honeycomb—from kēros wax—+ New Latin -anthus) + -aria — more at cereus
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