Definitions

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  • noun (Zoöl.) The slender, hollow thread of a nettling cell or cnida. See nettling cell.

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  • noun zoology The slender, hollow thread of a nettling cell or cnida.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek to leap out.

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