Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A hydrozoan in the medusoid stage of its life cycle.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as hydromedusan.
  • noun [capitalized] A genus of reptiles.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) Any medusa or jellyfish which is produced by budding from a hydroid. They are called also Craspedota, and naked-eyed medusæ.

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  • noun The South American snake-necked turtle.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[hydro– + medusa.]

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