gorgonian


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gorgonian \Gor*go"ni*an\, a. [L. Gorgoneus.]
   1. Pertaining to, or resembling, a Gorgon; terrifying into
      stone; terrific.
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            The rest his look
            Bound with Gorgonian rigor not to move. --Milton.
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   2. (Zool.) Pertaining to the Gorgoniacea; as, gorgonian
      coral.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gorgonian \Gor*go"ni*an\, n. (Zool.)
   One of the Gorgoniacea.
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