sea fan

noun

Definition of sea fan

  1. :  any of various gorgonian corals (especially genus Gorgonia) with a compressed fan-shaped skeleton; especially :  either of two (Gorgonia ventalina and G. flabellum) of Florida, the Carribean, and the West Indies

1633

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1633


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