Astrangia


Astrangia

Astrangia [uh-streyn-jee-uh] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a genus of corals forming small, encrusting colonies, found in shallow waters off both coasts of the U.S.

Origin of Astrangia 1848; New Latin Greek ástr(on) star + angeî(on) vessel + -a -a2 Examples from the Web for astrangia Historical Examples of astrangia

  • Next come the Madreporians, of which our Astrangia, to be described hereafter, may be cited as an example.

    Seaside Studies in Natural History

    Elizabeth Cabot Cary Agassiz

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