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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a genus of sea anemone common in rock pools;
[syn: Actinia, genus Actinia]

2. any sea anemone or related animal;
[syn: actinia, actinian, actiniarian]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Actinia \Ac*tin"i*a\, n.; pl. L. Actini[ae], E. Actinias. [Latinized fr. Gr. ?, ?, ray.] (Zool.) (a) An animal of the class Anthozoa, and family Actinid[ae]. From a resemblance to flowers in form and color, they are often called animal flowers and sea anemones. [See Polyp.]. (b) A genus in the family Actinid[ae]. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Actinia n 1: a genus of sea anemone common in rock pools [syn: Actinia, genus Actinia] 2: any sea anemone or related animal [syn: actinia, actinian, actiniarian]