plural noun
Sty·​las·​te·​ri·​na | \ stīˌlastəˈrīnə, -rēnə \

Definition of Stylasterina

: an order of hydrocorals (class Hydrozoa) that are closely related to the millepores with which they were formerly included in the order Hydrocorallina

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History and Etymology for Stylasterina

New Latin, from Stylaster + -ina

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“Stylasterina.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 26 January 2020.

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