variants: or Hydrocorallinae \ -​ˌkȯrəˈlīˌnē \

Definition of Hydrocorallia

taxonomic synonym of hydrocorallina

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History and Etymology for Hydrocorallia

Hydrocorallia from New Latin, from hydr- + -corallia (from Latin corallia, plural of corallium coral, from Greek korallion); Hydrocorallinae from New Latin, from hydr- + -corallinae (from Late Latin corallinae, feminine plural of corallinus coral red)

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“Hydrocorallia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hydrocorallia. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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