sea mat

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sea mat

n
(Animals) a popular name for a bryozoan
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Noun1.sea mat - sessile aquatic animal forming mossy colonies of small polyps each having a curved or circular ridge bearing tentaclessea mat - sessile aquatic animal forming mossy colonies of small polyps each having a curved or circular ridge bearing tentacles; attach to stones or seaweed and reproduce by budding
invertebrate - any animal lacking a backbone or notochord; the term is not used as a scientific classification
Bryozoa, phylum Bryozoa, polyzoa - marine or freshwater animals that form colonies of zooids
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