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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Any of numerous invertebrate animals (as a coral, gorgonian, sea anemone, hydroid, bryozoan, or sponge) more or less resembling plants in appearance or mode of growth.

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  • We sat down among the rocks, by a little pool, so rich in animal, vegetable, and zoophytic -- or whatever is the right word -- life, that I became entranced in the study... for more
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