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sea anemone

noun

: a small, brightly colored sea animal that looks like a flower and sticks to rocks, coral, etc.

Full Definition of SEA ANEMONE

:  any of numerous usually solitary anthozoan polyps (order Actiniaria) whose form, bright and varied colors, and cluster of tentacles superficially resemble a flower

First Known Use of SEA ANEMONE

1742

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