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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. A division of acalephs or jellyfishes, including most of the large disklike species.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • The discoidal hydrozoans, a subclass of Hydrozoa, comprising most of the organisms known as jelly-fishes, sea-jellies, or sea-nettles.
  • An order of suctorial worms, the leeches: so called from their sucking-disks. See Hiru-dinea.

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