from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of several gorgonian corals having a flexible skeleton in the shape of a feather, with numerous branches attached to a central shaft.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- (Zoöl.) Any gorgonian which branches in a plumelike form.
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- noun Any
gorgonianthat branchesin a plume-like form.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun corals forming featherlike colonies
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