plural noun
Zo·​an·​thar·​ia | \ ˌzōənˈtha(a)rēə \

Definition of Zoantharia

: a subclass of Anthozoa that comprises forms with a hexamerous arrangement of the usually simple tentacles or septa or both and that includes most of the recent corals and sea anemones

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History and Etymology for Zoantharia

New Latin, from Zoanthus + -aria

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“Zoantharia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Zoantharia. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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