Radiata

[ rey-dee-ey-tuh, -ah-tuh ]
/ ˌreɪ diˈeɪ tə, -ˈɑ tə /

noun Biology.

(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).

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Origin of Radiata

1820–30; <New Latin, noun use of neuter plural of Latin radiātusradiate (adj.)
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