[ sur-choo-lair-ee-uhn ]
/ ˌsɜr tʃʊˈlɛər i ən /
a type of hydroid that forms stiff, feathery colonies in which the cups holding the zooids are sessile.
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British Dictionary definitions for sertularian
/ (ˌsɜːtjʊˈlɛərɪən) /
any of various hydroid coelenterates of the genus Sertularia, forming feathery colonies of long branched stems bearing stalkless paired polyps
Word Origin for sertularian
C18: from New Latin Sertulāria, from Latin sertula diminutive of serta a garland
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