from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of several jellyfish with long tentacles that deliver a painful sting, especially Chrysaora quinquecirrha of the Atlantic.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A jellyfish; any acaleph that stings or urticates when touched.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- A jellyfish, or medusa.
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- noun A
jellyfish, or medusa.
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Because of its sting. See nettle ("stinging plant").
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