alcyonoid

noun

al·​cy·​o·​noid
ˈal-sē-ə-ˌnȯid
plural -s
: one of the Alcyonaria

Word History

Etymology

New Latin Alcyonoidea

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alcyonoid was in 1857

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“Alcyonoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alcyonoid. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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