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Another word for jellyfish

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Noun
      1. Any of a class (Scyphozoa) of sea cnidarians, consisting of jellyfishes lacking a velum
      2. Any true jellyfish of the class Scyphozoa
      3. Any of various marine cnidarians of the class Scyphozoa, which includes most of the jellyfishes, characterized by the absence of a polyp stage or by a polyp that is extremely small.
      1. (Biology) Any of many colonial coelenterates, of the class Hydrozoa, including the hydras, hydroids, hydrocorals, and siphonophores.
      2. Any animal of this class, as a hydroid or Portuguese man-of-war
      3. Any of various cnidarians of the class Hydrozoa, including the hydras, hydroids, and siphonophores, which exhibit alternation of generations between the polyp and medusa stage or exist in only one or the other stage.
      1. Any of various marine invertebrates of the phylum Ctenophora, having transparent or translucent gelatinous bodies bearing eight rows of comblike cilia used for swimming. Many ctenophores are bioluminescent.
      2. Any of various marine animals of the phylum Ctenophora, having lucent, mucilaginous bodies bearing eight rows of comblike cilia used for swimming.
      3. Any of a phylum (Ctenophora) of sea animals with an oval, transparent, jellylike body bearing eight rows of comblike plates that aid in swimming
      1. Cnidarian
      2. A marine invertebrate belonging to the now obsolete phylum Coelenterata, which included the cnidarians and sometimes also the ctenophores.
      3. Any simple aquatic animal bearing tentacles with nematocysts. Examples include jellyfish, coral, and anemones.
      1. The Gorgon who was killed by Perseus.
      2. (Gr. Myth., person) One of the three Gorgons, slain by Perseus
      3. A body form of certain cnidarians such as jellyfish, consisting of a dome-shaped structure with a mouth underneath surrounded by tentacles, and in most species constituting the free-swimming sexual stage of the organism.
    See also:

    fish