Definition of Actiniae
1. actinia [n] - See also: actinia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Actiniae
Literary usage of Actiniae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Studies from the Biological Laboratory by Johns Hopkins University Biological Laboratory (1890)
"The actiniae obtained at Beaufort, NC, belong altogether to the Littoral Zone, ... Much confusion exists as to the synonymy of North American actiniae, ..."
2. The Bottom of the Sea by Léon Sonrel (1875)
"actiniae—Sea-Anemones—Sea-Nettles. The actings, or sea-anemones, though independent creatures, ... The actiniae appear under the most varied aspects, ..."
3. The story of a boulder; or, Gleanings from the notebook of a field geologist by Archibald Geikie (1858)
"... Carboniferous era—Advantages of palaeontology over fossil-botany — Carboniferous fauna-—actiniae — Cup-corals — Architecture of the present day might be ..."
4. Annual of Scientific Discovery: Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art edited by David Ames Wells (1852)
"Those coral animals which do not bud are to all external appearance true actiniae. The existence of coral in the living coral zoophyte is nowhere apparent, ..."