actinal

adjective
ac·ti·nal | \ ˈak-tə-nəl , (ˈ)ak-¦tī-nᵊl \

Definition of actinal 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: belonging to the part of a radiate animal from which the tentacles or arms radiate and where the mouth is situated often used as an equivalent of oral

-ac·ti·nal | \ ¦ak-tə-nəl , ˌak-¦tī-nᵊl \

Definition of -actinal (Entry 2 of 2)

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Adjective

actinally \ˈak-tə-nə-lē, (ˈ)ak-¦tī-nᵊl-ē \ adverb

First Known Use of actinal

Adjective

1857, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for actinal

Adjective

Greek aktīn-, aktís “ray, beam, spoke of a wheel” + -al entry 1

Adjective combining form

Greek aktīn-, aktís “ray, beam, spoke of a wheel” + -al entry 1

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