any of a subclass (Zoantharia) of anthozoan cnidarians having few or many tentacles and a solid exoskeleton or no skeleton, including the true corals and the sea anemones
Origin of zoantharian; from Modern Latin Zoantharia ; from zo(o)- + Classical Greek anthos, flower (see antho-) + -an
of the zoantharians
- Of or pertaining to the Zoantharia.
- Any member of the Zoantharia.