Gorgoniacea


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Noun1.Gorgoniacea - red corals and sea fans
animal order - the order of animals
Alcyonaria, order Alcyonaria - corals and sea anemones having eight branches
gorgonian, gorgonian coral - corals having a horny or calcareous branching skeleton
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It is an adjective, undefined, but obviously pertaining to Gorgoniacea, a synonym for Gorgonacea, an order of Alcyonaria, including such specimens as sea fans and sea shrubs.