[ si-len-tuh-rey-tuh ]
/ sɪˌlɛn təˈreɪ tə /
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the phylum comprising the coelenterates.
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Origin of Coelenterata
From New Latin, dating back to 1870–75; see origin at coelenteron, -ata1
Words nearby Coelenterata
coefficient of viscosity, coel-, coelacanth, coelanaglyphic, -coele, Coelenterata, coelenterate, coelenteron, coeliac, coeliac disease, coelom
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How to use Coelenterata in a sentence
This is characteristic of what are now called the Coelenterata.