A*con"ti*a (#), n. pl. [NL., from Gr. a little dart.] Zool.
Threadlike defensive organs, composed largely of nettling cells (cnidae), thrown out of the mouth or special pores of certain Actiniae when irritated.
© Webster 1913.
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