peacock's tail

noun

a handsome brown seaweed, Padina pavonia (though coloured yellow-olive, red, and green) whose fan-shaped fronds have concentric bands of iridescent hairs

Nearby words

  1. peacock butterfly,
  2. peacock chair,
  3. peacock ore,
  4. peacock plant,
  5. peacock worm,
  6. peacock, thomas love,
  7. peacock-flower,
  8. peafowl,
  9. peag,
  10. peahen

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