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Cnidaria

[ nahy-dair-ee-uh ]
/ naɪˈdɛər i ə /
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noun Zoology.
an alternative name for the invertebrate phylum Coelenterata, giving emphasis to the stinging structures as characteristic of the phylum.
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Origin of Cnidaria

From New Latin; see origin at cnida, -aria

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