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Definition of the noun Actinia

What does Actinia mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • actinia: actinias
  • Actinia: -

  1. a genus of sea anemone common in rock pools
  2. any sea anemone or related animal

Alternative definition of the noun Actinia

noun

  1. a sea anemone, a member of the genus Actiniaria.

Phrases with Actinia

  1. Actinia Alba
  2. Actinia Cari
  3. Actinia Iris
  4. Actinia Rufa
  5. Actinia Sali
  6. Actinia Aster
  7. Actinia Curta
  8. Actinia Dubia
  9. Actinia Flava
  10. Actinia gemma
  11. Actinia Gigas
  12. Actinia Nivea
  13. Actinia Rosea
  14. Actinia Volva
  15. Actinia Zebra
  16. Actinia Aurora
  17. Actinia Ballii
  18. Actinia Bellis
  19. Actinia Cereus
  20. genus actinia

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Google previewEarth, Sea and Sky, Or, Marvels of the Universe (1887)

Being a Full and Graphic Description of All that is Wonderful in Every Continent of the Globe, in the World of Waters and the Starry Heavens ... by Henry Davenport Northrop

The actinia is the type of the single polyps as dis— tinguished from the compound coral polyps. It is a curious fact that the sea-anemones, of which there is a great diversity, are like Achilles, invulnerable except in one spot. They will bear an ...

Google previewThe American Cyclopaedia (1883)

A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana

The actinia is the type of the single polyp, as distinguished from the compound coral polyps. It preys voraciously on small crabs and mollusks, and when waiting for its victims theso arms are expanded like the petals of a flower, and, being ...

Google previewEarth, sea and sky (1887)

or, Marvels of the universe ... containing thrilling adventures on land and sea ... embracing the striking physical features of the earth ... including a vivid description of the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans ... by Henry Davenport Northrop

The common sea anemone (actinia) is to be found between tide marks on rocks under sea weeds or in tidal pools, but grows most luxuriant on the piles of bridges. The actinia is the type of the single polyps as distinguished from the compound ...

Google previewThe Christian Reformer, Or, Unitarian Magazine and Review (1849)

The actinia is a polypus so sensitive, that though it has no eyes, not a cloud can cross the sun without its evincing, by contraction, that it feels the change, and withal so voracious as to swallow three or four mussels for a breakfast. This creature ...

Google previewThe Treasury of Botany ... (1866)

by John Lindley, Thomas Moore

Thus, Actinia is an iso- phorous form of Dendrobium, Paxtonia of \ \ Spathoglottis, and, according to Morren, 1 . Anguloa and Lycaste of Maxillaria. j ISOPHYSIS. A genus of Melanthaceee, ...

Google previewThe Progressive Dictionary of the English Language (1835)

A Supplementary Wordbook to All Leading Dictionaries of the United States and Great Britain by Samuel Fallows

A family of Cteltmterata, belonging to the order Heli- anthoidn, of which the genus Actinia is the type. Actinic (ak-tln'lk), a. (Photog.) Applied to a compound lens when the real image which it gives upon the screen is such that a large number of ...

Google previewChambers's information for the people, ed. by W. and R. Chambers (1874)

by Chambers W. and R., ltd

Actinia is the type (aktis, ...

Google previewChambers's Information for the People (1875)

by Robert Chambers

Actinia is the type {aktis, ...

Google previewChambers's Edinburgh Journal (1835)

by William Chambers, Robert Chambers

actinia is a most voracious creature, and after feeding greedily, the food is rejected in the form of a ball. N.> living creature it can overpower escapes its grasp. Many other interesting topics were brought under discussion, sumo tending to ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

ACTEOSAURUS—ACTINIA. of Europe, found in bushy places in some parts of Eng land. It is a perennial herbaceous plant, about 1—2 ft. highwith triternate leaves, and the leaflets deeply cut and ser, rated, the flowers in racemes, the berries ...

Google previewChamber's Encyclopedia: A dictionary of universal knowledge for the people (1878)

is the Actinia Mesembryanthemum, which has received its specific name from another floral association. It attaches itself to rocks and stones from low-water almost to high- water mark, and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

presents the actinia sociata, or clustered animal- flower, described by Mr. Ellis, with its radical tube adhering to a rock, and one of the animals lirrtching out its claws, b A perpendicular dissection of one of the bodies, to straw the ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1874)

Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People

is the Actinia Mesembryanthemum, which has received its specific name from another floral association. It attaches itself to rocks and stones from low-water almost to high- water mark, and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature; Constructed on a Plan, by which the Different Sciences and Arts are Digested Into the Form of Distinct Treatises Or Systems, Comprehending the History, Theory, and Practice, of Each, According to the Latest Discoveries and Improvements... Vol. 1. [-18] (1797)

t represents the actinia sociata, or clustered animal flower, described by Mr Ellis, with its raclical tube adhering to a rock: (a) One os the animals llretchillg out its Claws. Fig.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; Or, A Dictionary Of Arts, Sciences, And Miscellaneous Literature; Constructed on a Plan, By Which The Different Sciences And Arts Are Digested Into the Form of Distinct Treatises Or Systems, Comprehending The History, Theory, and Practice, of Each, According to the Latest Discoveries and Improvements; And Full Explanations Given Of The Various Detached Parts of Knowledge, Whether Relating To Natural and Artificial Objects, Or to Matters Ecclesiastical, Civil, Military, Commercial, [et]c. Including Elucidations of the Most Important Topics Relative to Religion, Morals, Manners, and the Oeconomy Of Life: Together With A Description of All the Countries, Cities, Principal Mountains, Seas, Rivers, [et]c. Throughout the World; A General History, Ancient and Modern, of the Different Empires, Kingdoms, and States; And An Account of the Lives of the Most Eminent Persons in Every Nation, from the Earliest Ages Down to the Present Times (1797)

represents the actinia sociata, or clustered animal flower, described by Mr Ellis, with - its radical tube adhering to ...

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The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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