Opelet
Opelet Ope"let, n. (Zo["o]l.) A bright-colored European actinian ({Anemonia sulcata}, syn. {Anthea sulcata}); -- so called because it does not retract its tentacles. [1913 Webster]

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  • opelet — ope·let …   English syllables

  • opelet — ˈōplə̇t noun ( s) Etymology: ope (I) + let : a bright colored European actinian (Anemonia sulcata) with permanently expanded tentacles …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anemonia sulcata — Opelet Ope let, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A bright colored European actinian ({Anemonia sulcata}, syn. {Anthea sulcata}); so called because it does not retract its tentacles. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anthea sulcata — Opelet Ope let, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A bright colored European actinian ({Anemonia sulcata}, syn. {Anthea sulcata}); so called because it does not retract its tentacles. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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