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cnidae


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cnida  \Cni"da\,  n.;  pl  {Cnid[ae]}.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?  nettle,  sea 
  nettle.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  One  of  the  peculiar  stinging,  cells  found  in  C[oe]lenterata; 
  a  nematocyst;  a  lasso  cell. 




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