Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


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

  • n. A scyphozoan jellyfish of the genus Cyanea, especially the largest jellyfish, C. arctica, which usually grows to more than 3.6 meters (12 feet) wide and has tentacles over 30 meters (100 feet) long.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A large jellyfish, Cyanea capillata.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.