from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a long, flat, ribbonlike, very delicate, transparent and iridescent ctenophore (Cestum Veneris) which swims in the open sea. Its form is due to the enormous development of two spheromeres. See Illust. in Appendix.
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- n. ctenophore having a ribbon-shaped iridescent gelatinous body
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