Definition of Gorgonians

1. Noun. (plural of gorgonian) ¹



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Definition of Gorgonians

1. gorgonian [n] - See also: gorgonian

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gorgonians

gorgeted
gorgets
gorgia
gorgias
gorging
gorgio
gorgios
gorgon
gorgonacea
gorgoneia
gorgoneion
gorgonian
gorgonian coral
gorgonians (current term)
gorgonize
gorgonized
gorgonizes
gorgonizing
gorgonopsid
gorgonopsids
gorgons
gorgonzola
gorgonzolas
gorham's vanishing bone disease
gorhen
gorhens
gori

Literary usage of Gorgonians

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1. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology by Museum of Comparative Zoology, John E. Cadle, Harvard University (1894)
"The bulk of the corals and gorgonians do not seem to grow beyond ten to twelve fathoms ; beyond ... On Chaddock Bar there is a fine growth of gorgonians, ..."

2. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1900)
"Theodore Tabernaemontanus extended the error and figured amongst marine plants, not only the precious red coral and some gorgonians, but also an ..."

3. Adventure Guide to Aruba, Bonaire & Curacao by Lynne M Sullivan (2006)
"gorgonians are abundant in deeper water, where the slope descends sharply to sand at 120 feet. Large purple sponges and huge tiger grouper create great ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1903)
"Here and there one finds a small cluster of coral heads and gorgonians, but almost everywhere the bottom is a flat barren waste of sand supporting a sparse ..."

5. Best Dives of the Caribbean by Joyce Huber (2006)
"Immense sea fans, towering gorgonians and sponges shelter hermit crabs, octopi and mini-critters. Bottle Reef is fine for all level divers and experienced ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1919)
"Gary shows that, in the Tortugas area, the gorgonians are also very important reef ... In fact, when the gorgonians are common, they are more important as ..."

7. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences by Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences (1871)
"At Acapulco considerable collections, chiefly of gorgonians, have been made by Mr. A. Agassiz, Mr. DB Van Brunt, and others. The common species are mostly ..."

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