tubularian

tubularian

(ˌtjuːbjʊˈlɛərɪən) zoology
n
a hydroid of the family Tubulariidae, with polyps that are tubular in form
adj
(of a hydroid) belonging to the family Tubulariidae, which have polyps that are tubular in form
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