Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

Radiata

[rey-dee-ey-tuh, -ah-tuh] /ˌreɪ diˈeɪ tə, -ˈɑ tə/
noun, Biology.
1.
(in some classification systems) a major grouping that includes more or less radially symmetrical animals, as coelenterates (jellyfish, sea anemones, corals), ctenophores (comb jellies), and echinoderms (starfish, sea urchins, sea cucumbers).
Origin of Radiata
1820-1830
1820-30; < New Latin, noun use of neuter plural of Latin radiātus radiate (adj.)
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Radiata
Historical Examples

Word of the Day

Nearby words for radiata

Word Value for Radiata

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends