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cnida

[ nahy-duh ]
/ ˈnaɪ də /
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noun, plural cni·dae [nahy-dee]. /ˈnaɪ di/. Zoology.
a nematocyst.
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Origin of cnida

1875–80; <Latin cnīdē nettle <Greek knī́dē

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