sea fan


noun
  1. any of certain anthozoans, especially Gorgonia flabellum, of the West Indies, in which the colony assumes a fanlike form.

Origin of sea fan

1
First recorded in 1625–35

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sea fan

noun
  1. any of various corals of the genus Gorgonia and related genera, having a treelike or fan-shaped horny skeleton: order Gorgonacea (gorgonians)

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