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 for Anthozoa
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Molluscoidea, including Brachiopoda and Bryozoa. Mollusca,
  including Cephalopoda, Gastropoda, Pteropoda, Scaphopoda,
  Lamellibranchiata or Acephala. Echinodermata, including
  Holothurioidea, Echinoidea, Asterioidea, Ophiuroidea, and
  Crinoidea. C[oe]lenterata, including Anthozoa or Polyps,
  Ctenophora, and Hydrozoa or Acalephs. Spongiozoa or
  Porifera, including the sponges.
  Protozoa, including Infusoria and Rhizopoda. For
  definitions, see these names in the Vocabulary.
  [1913 Webster] Animalcular

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Anthozoa \An`tho*zo"a\, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. 'a`nqos flower + ?
     animal.] (Zool.)
     The class of the C[oe]lenterata which includes the corals and
     sea anemones. The three principal groups or orders are
     Acyonaria, Actinaria, and Madreporaria.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a large class of sedentary marine coelenterates that
           includes sea anemones and corals; the medusoid phase is
           entirely suppressed [syn: Anthozoa, class Anthozoa,
           Actinozoa, class Actinozoa]

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