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CIDE DICTIONARY
alcyonacea | alcyonaria | alcyone | alcyones | alcyonic | alcyonium | alcyonoid | aldactone | alday | aldebaran | aldehyde

alcyonium

CIDE DICTIONARY

alcyoniumn. [Gr. a zoöphyte, so called from being like the halcyon's nest.].
     A genus of fleshy Alcyonaria, its polyps somewhat resembling flowers with eight fringed rays. The term was also formerly used for certain species of sponges.  [1913 Webster]

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