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3 definitions found
 for Madreporaria
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Madreporaria \Mad`re*po*ra"ri*a\, n. pl. [NL. See Madrepore.]
     (Zool.)
     An extensive division of Anthozoa, including most of the
     species that produce stony corals. See Illust. of Anthozoa.
     -- Mad`re*po*ra"ri*an, a. & n.
     [1913 Webster]

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) :

  Madreporaria
      n 1: stony corals [syn: Madreporaria, order Madreporaria]

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