Definitions

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  • proper n. An Aboriginal tribe of northeastern Australia, also known as the Yirrganydji
  • n. A deadly jellyfish found in northern Australia.
  • n. Any box jellyfish with a sting that produces Irukandji syndrome.

Etymologies

Mamu or Bandjin (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Irukandji jellyfish (eer-uh-CON-jee) are small and extremely venomous jellyfish that are found mostly near Australia, and which cause symptoms collectively known as Irukandji syndrome.

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  • I was a vocal participant in the debate over at DG's blog (on the pro-fanfic side, under the Blogger ID "Irukandji"), and while I really don't have the energy to climb back on my horse and take another tilt at the windmill, I thought I'd toss in my two cents.

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  • What many people don’t know is that that place is famous for a little killer jellyfish called Irukandji which is one of the most poisonous things in the world.

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  • I think this game will become the most played game in competition and it will join the two communities. "compLexity - Andrew" Irukandji "Timmerman

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  • Pffftttt ... an Irukandji will put it in its place.

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  • Progressive symptoms of fever, headache, lower back pain, chest tightness and high blood pressure led the doctor to diagnose that Southall had been stung by an Irukandji jellyfish.

    Boing Boing

  • Ben Southall, who landed the job, was finishing his last week there when he was stung by a potential lethal Irukandji jellyfish.

    Boing Boing

  • A "giant" in the dangerously venomous Irukandji jellyfish family has been described.

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  • Australian scientists now suspect the Irukandji, a tiny jellyfish the size of a peanut, may be a hidden cause.

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  • The sting from the Irukandji Jellyfish is said to be barely noticable but very painful and can cause you to have Irukandji syndrome which includes coughing up blood paleskin and the swelling of the lungs.

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