meaning of Alcyonium

Alcyonium meaning in General Dictionary

A genus of fleshy Alcyonaria its polyps significantly resembling blossoms with eight fringed rays the word has also been formerly utilized for specific species of sponges

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  • A genus of fleshy Alcyonaria, its polyps notably resembling flowers with eight fringed rays. The word has also been formerly useful for particular types of sponges.

Alcyonium meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A genus of fleshy Alcyonaria, its polyps significantly resembling flowers with eight fringed rays. The expression was also formerly utilized for certain types of sponges.