coelenterate[si len′tər it, -āt′]
coelenterate definition by Webster's New World
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Origin: ; from Modern Latin Coelenterata ; from coelenteron: see coelenteron
coelenterate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Origin: From New Latin Coelenterāta, phylum name : Greek koilos, hollow; see -coel + enter(on) + -ate1.
- coe·len·terˈic adjective