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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. A division of Ctenophora including those which have a long, ribbonlike body. The Venus's girdle is the most familiar example.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A division of Ctenophora, containing those comb-jellies which are of slender ribbonlike form, as the Venus's-girdles, or Cestidæ. See cut under Cestum. The term is correlated with Saccatæ, Lobata, and Eurystomata.

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