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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In zoology, the typical genus of ctenophorans of the family Cydippid√¶, having retractile filiform fringed tentacles, and a transparent colorless gelatinous body, divided radially into eight parts by the ctenophores.
  • n. A genus of spiders.
  • n. In entomology, a genus of beetles.


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