Sea peach


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Sea´ peach`


1.(Zool.) A beautiful American ascidian (Cynthia pyriformis syn. Halocynthia pyriformis) having the size, form, velvety surface, and color of a ripe peach.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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