Vestlet
Vestlet Vest"let, n. [Dim. of vest.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of actinians belonging to the genus {Cerianthus}. These animals have a long, smooth body tapering to the base, and two separate circles of tentacles around the mouth. They form a tough, flexible, feltlike tube with a smooth internal lining, in which they dwell, whence the name. [1913 Webster]

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  • vestlet — vest·let …   English syllables

  • vestlet — lə̇t noun ( s) Etymology: vest (II) + let : any of various actinians (genus Cerianthus) that secrete a tough tube about the body …   Useful english dictionary

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