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- n. A bright-coloured European actinian (Anemonia or Anthea sulcata).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A bright-colored European actinian (Anemonia sulcata, syn. Anthea sulcata); -- so called because it does not retract its tentacles.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A European sea-anemone, Anthea cereus, haviug long tentacles which cannot be retracted, whence the name.
ope + -let? So called because it does not retract its tentacles. (Wiktionary)
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