1. Pertaining to, or resembling, a Gorgon; terrifying into stone; terrific. "The rest his look Bound with Gorgonian rigor not to move." (Milton)

2. <zoology> Pertaining to the Gorgoniacea; as, gorgonian coral.

Origin: L. Gorgoneus.

<zoology> One of the Gorgoniacea.

(01 Mar 1998)

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