Gorgonian : Definition

Gorgonian

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Definitions of Gorgonian

Pronunciation : Gor*go"ni*an
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [L. Gorgoneus.]
Definition : 1. Pertaining to, or resembling, a Gorgon; terrifying into stone; terrific. The rest his look Bound with Gorgonian rigor not to move. Milton.

2. (Zoöl.)

Defn: Pertaining to the Gorgoniacea; as, gorgonian coral.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Gor*go"ni*an
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: One of the Gorgoniacea.

(Zoöl.)
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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