Sea ginger
Sea ginger Sea" gin"ger (Zo["o]l.) A hydroid coral of the genus {Millepora}, especially {Millepora alcicornis}, of the West Indies and Florida. So called because it stings the tongue like ginger. See Illust. under {Millepore}. [1913 Webster]

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