Pol"y*pite (?), n.

1. Zool. (a)

One of the feeding zooids, or polyps, of a coral, hydroid, or siphonophore; a hydranth. See Illust. of Campanularian.

(b)

Sometimes, the manubrium of a hydroid medusa.

2. Paleon.

A fossil coral.

 

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