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Cni•dar•i•a



Pronunciation: (nī-dâr'ē-u), [key]
n. Zool.
an alternative name for the invertebrate phylum Coelenterata, giving emphasis to the stinging structures as characteristic of the phylum.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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