anthozoan

noun
an·​tho·​zo·​an | \ ˌan(t)-thə-ˈzō-ən How to pronounce anthozoan (audio) \

Definition of anthozoan

: any of a class (Anthozoa) of marine cnidarians (such as the corals and sea anemones) having polyps with internal radial partitions and lacking a medusa stage

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anthozoan adjective

First Known Use of anthozoan

1846, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anthozoan

ultimately from Greek anthos + zōion animal; akin to Greek zōē life — more at quick entry 1

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