Obelia



[oh-beel-yuh, oh-bee-lee-uh] /oʊˈbil yə, oʊˈbi li ə/

noun
1.
a colonial hydroid of the genus Obelia, common in temperate seas and appearing as a delicate, mosslike growth on rocks, pilings, etc.

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