from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See ctenophore.
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- n. A jelly-like marine animal of the phylum Ctenophora; a ctenophore.
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- n. biradially symmetrical hermaphroditic solitary marine animals resembling jellyfishes having for locomotion eight rows of cilia arranged like teeth in a comb
From their prominent bands of cilia, and their jellylike texture and resemblance to jellyfish. (Wiktionary)