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- noun zoology Any member of the Chirodropidae.
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The Chironex fleckeri of the chirodropid species, also known as the sea wasp or the box jellyfish, is considered the most deadly jellyfish in the world. 3 Stings from its tentacles cause an erythematous whipped appearance on the skin and may result in blackening and necrosis in the area.