Stolonifera

plural noun Sto·lo·nif·e·ra \ ˌstōləˈnif(ə)rə \

Definition of Stolonifera

:an order of alcyonarians comprising colonial polyps connected by stolons and supported by a skeleton of calcareous spicules which may be more or less fused into tubes — compare organ-pipe coral

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Origin and Etymology of stolonifera

New Latin, from stolon + -i- + Latin -fera, neuter plural of -fer -ferous


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