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noun
any of several colonial coelenterates of the genus Pennatula and related genera, having the shape of a fleshy feather.
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Origin of sea pen

First recorded in 1755–65
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sea pen

noun
any of various anthozoan coelenterates of the genus Pennatula and related genera, forming fleshy feather-like colonies in warm seas: order Pennatulacea
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