Definition of Sea feather

1. Noun. Corals forming featherlike colonies.

Generic synonyms: Gorgonian, Gorgonian Coral

Medical Definition of Sea feather

1. Any gorgonian which branches in a plumelike form. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea Feather

sea dove
sea dragon
sea dragons
sea drake
sea drakes
sea duck
sea ducks
sea eagle
sea eagles
sea eel
sea egg
sea elephant
sea eryngium
sea fan
sea fans
sea feather (current term)
sea fennel
sea fern
sea fir
sea flewer
sea foam
sea fowl
sea fox
sea fret
sea gherkin
sea ginger
sea girdles
sea girkin
sea goose
sea gooseberry

Literary usage of Sea feather

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1879)
"There was a lot of curious things on the piece of rock which had come up with the sea-feather. There were small shells, of different shapes and colors, ..."

2. Nature and Art by Day & Son (1867)
"The sea-feather, or plume coral, is found sprouting, like some ocean fern-leaf, from the rock-cave's edges, far down in the clear, tranquil water, ..."

3. Through and Through the Tropics: Thirty Thousand Miles of Travel in Oceanica by Frank Vincent (1876)
"The sea-feather is ... through the sea-feather, and shine like infinitesimal stars in a miniature ..."

4. The Book of Buried Treasure: Being a True History of the Gold, Jewels, and by Ralph Delahaye Paine (1911)
"This crew was returning to report to Captain Phips when one of the men, staring over the side into the wonderfully clear water, spied a "sea feather" or ..."

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