Definition of Sea pen

1. Noun. Fleshy featherlike warm-water colonies.

Generic synonyms: Actinozoan, Anthozoan
Group relationships: Genus Pennatula, Pennatula



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea Pen

sea otter
sea otters
sea owl
sea pad
sea parrot
sea parrots
sea partridge
sea partridges
sea pea
sea peach
sea peaches
sea pear
sea pears
sea pen (current term)
sea perch
sea pheasant
sea pie
sea piece
sea pies
sea piet
sea pig
sea pigeon
sea pigeons
sea pigs
sea pike
sea pincushion
sea pink
sea poacher

Literary usage of Sea pen

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1. The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin (1909)
"... Lizard—Hybernation of Animals—Habits of Sea- Pen—Indian Wars and Massacres—Arrow-head, antiquarian Relic, THE Beagle arrived here on the 24th of August, ..."

2. Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries by Charles Darwin (1889)
"... li-ard—Hibernation of animals—Habits of sea-pen—Indian wart and massacres-^Arrow-head, antiquarian relic. THE Beagle arrived here on the 24th of August, ..."

3. Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries by Charles Darwin (1873)
"... Oven-bird—Armadilloes—Venomous Snake, Toad, Lizard— Hybernation of Animals—Habits of Sea-Pen—Indians Wars and Massacres—Arrow-head, antiquarian Relic. ..."

4. The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin (1909)
"... Lizard—Hybernation of Animals—Habits of Sea- Pen—Indian Wars and Massacres—Arrow-head, antiquarian Relic. THE Beagle arrived here on the 24th of August, ..."

5. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"... Lizard—Hybernation of Animals—Habits of Sea- Pen—Indian Wars and Massacres—Arrow-head, antiquarian Relic. THE Beagle arrived here on the 24th of August, ..."

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