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jellyfish


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jellyfish  \Jel"ly*fish`\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  Any  one  of  the  acalephs,  esp.  one  of  the  larger  species, 
  having  a  jellylike  appearance.  See  {Medusa}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jellyfish 
  n  1:  large  siphonophore  having  a  bladderlike  float  and  stinging 
  tentacles  [syn:  {Portuguese  man-of-war},  {man-of-war}] 
  2:  any  of  numerous  usually  marine  and  free-swimming 
  coelenterates  that  constitute  the  sexually  reproductive 
  forms  of  hydrozoans  and  scyphozoans  [syn:  {medusa},  {medusan}] 




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