coralligena


coralligena
\\-ˈlijənə\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from corall- + -gena (neuter plural of -genus -genous)
: a formerly recognized group more or less equivalent to Anthozoa and comprising coral-forming coelenterates

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Coralligena — Cor al*lig e*na, n. pl. [NL., fr. L. corallum coral + root of gignere to produce.] (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Anthozoa}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coralligena — cor·al·lig·e·na …   English syllables


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