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  • n. A member of the former Acalephae family, now a part of the Cnidaria phylum.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of the Acalephæ.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the Acalephæ or sea-nettles. Also spelled acalephe.

Etymologies

Borrowing from Latin acaleph, from Ancient Greek ἀκαλήφη (akalephe, "stinging nettle"). (Wiktionary)

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