Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The typical genus of Pennatulidæ the sea-pens. P. phosphorea is a European species. See cut under Alcyonaria.
- n. [lowercase] A polyp of the genus Pennatula; a sea-pen.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) Any one of numerous species of Pennatula, Pteroides, and allied genera of Alcyonaria, having a featherlike form; a sea-pen. The zooids are situated along one edge of the side branches.
- n. type genus of the family Pennatulidae: sea pens
“Subtropical matorral habitats consist of Acacia pennatula mixed with other Acacia, Ipomoea and Bursera, interspersed with Opuntia, and Stenocereus.”
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