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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [nahy-dair-ee-uh n]
    • /naɪˈdɛər i ən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [nahy-dair-ee-uh n]
    • /naɪˈdɛər i ən/

Definitions of cnidarian word

  • noun cnidarian any invertebrate of the phylum Cnidaria, which comprises the coelenterates 3
  • adjective cnidarian of, relating to, or belonging to the Cnidaria 3
  • noun cnidarian any of a phylum (Cnidaria) of invertebrate animals, mainly marine, including jellyfishes, hydrozoans, and anthozoans, characterized by stinging cells and a saclike body cavity with a single opening for ingesting food and eliminating wastes; coelenterate 3
  • noun cnidarian any invertebrate animal, as a hydra, jellyfish, sea anemone, or coral, considered as belonging to the phylum Cnidaria, characterized by the specialized stinging structures in the tentacles surrounding the mouth; a coelenterate. 1
  • adjective cnidarian belonging or pertaining to the Cnidaria. 1
  • noun cnidarian An aquatic invertebrate animal of the phylum Cnidaria, which comprises the coelenterates. 1

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cnidarian popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 59% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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  • what is a cnidarian?
  • which of the following organisms is not a cnidarian?
  • which of the following is not a cnidarian?

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