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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ac·tin·i·a n.; pl. L. Actiniæ E. Actinias   Zool. (a) An animal of the class Anthozoa, and family Actinidæ.  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 Actinidæ.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

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