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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Provided with a gelatinous bell or disk, as a discophoran; specifically, of or pertaining to the Discophora (def.1).
  • In Annelida, having a sucking-disk, as a leech; specifically, of or pertaining to the Discophora (def. 2).

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  • A division of acalephs or jellyfishes, including most of the large disk-like species; having an umbrella-like disk, as such jellyfish.

    February 9, 2008