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actiniform

[ak-tin-uh-fawrm] /ækˈtɪn əˌfɔrm/
adjective, Zoology.
1.
having a radiate form.
Origin of actiniform
1835-1845
First recorded in 1835-45; actin- + -i- + -form
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  • The animals are actiniform, furnished with numerous cleft tentacula, in the centre of which is the polygonal mouth.

    The Ocean World: Louis Figuier
British Dictionary definitions for actiniform

actiniform

/ækˈtɪnɪˌfɔːm/
adjective
1.
another word for actinoid
Word Origin
C20: from actino- + -form
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