zoanthid

noun
zo·​an·​thid | \zōˈan(t)thə̇d\
variants: or less commonly zoanthoid \-​nˌthȯid \
plural -s

Definition of zoanthid 

: a coelenterate of the order Zoanthidea

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History and Etymology for zoanthid

zoanthid from New Latin Zoanthidea; zoanthoid from New Latin Zoanthus + English -oid

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