It really consists of the internal skeletons of coral-polyps, allied to the sea anemone.
It is like a sea anemone in appearance and in habits of life.
Although the sea anemone is said to be delicate eating, man derives very little benefit from them in that respect.
This lodger, as you will notice in our coloured picture, is the sea anemone.
If a man, instead of falling in love with a woman, fell in love with a fossil or a sea anemone, poetry could not express him.
The way that her voice opened and shut reminded him of a sea anemone.
Hang it, she wont stand that, he cried; her mouth is like a sea–anemone.
Each notch on each thread-like branch was the home of a tiny animal, not unlike a sea anemone and a coral polyp.
She had a sense then of pulling within herself, like a sea anemone that has been touched by an enemy.
The sea anemone may be cited as another striking example of the resemblance borne by certain inferior organisms to vegetables.
|sea anemone |
Any of numerous, often brightly colored cnidarians of the class Anthozoa, having flexible cylindrical bodies with tentacles surrounding a central mouth. Sea anemones are related to jellyfish and corals, but have no free-swimming (medusoid) stage, and resemble flowers.