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Related / Similar Words: jellyfish, medusan, Medusa

 

Definition:
  • one of two forms that coelenterates take: is the free-swimming sexual stage in the life cycle of a coelenterate and has a gelatinous umbrella-shaped body and tentacles;
  • any of numerous usually marine and free-swimming coelenterates that constitute the sexually reproductive forms of hydrozoans and scyphozoans;
  • (Greek mythology) a woman transformed into a Gorgon by Athena; she was slain by Perseus;

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    Hyponyms: Aegina, Chrysaora quinquecirrha

     

    Member Meronyms: Cnidaria, phylum Cnidaria, Coelenterata, phylum Coelenterata

     

    Anagrams: amused

     

     
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