Astrangia

[ uh-streyn-jee-uh ]
/ əˈstreɪn dʒi ə /

noun

a genus of corals forming small, encrusting colonies, found in shallow waters off both coasts of the U.S.

Origin of Astrangia

1848; < New Latin < Greek ástr(on) star + angeî(on) vessel + -a -a2
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