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- n. A small vest.
- n. Any of several species of actinian of the genus Cerianthus, with a long, smooth, tapering body and two separate circles of tentacles around the mouth.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any one of several species of actinians belonging to the genus Cerianthus. These animals have a long, smooth body tapering to the base, and two separate circles of tentacles around the mouth. They form a tough, flexible, feltlike tube with a smooth internal lining, in which they dwell, whence the name.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tubicolous sea-anemone of the genus Cerianthus, as C. borealis.
vest + -let (Wiktionary)