hydromedusa

[ hahy-droh-mi-doo-suh, -zuh, -dyoo- ]
/ ˌhaɪ droʊ mɪˈdu sə, -zə, -ˈdyu- /

noun, plural hy·dro·me·du·sae [hahy-droh-mi-doo-see, -dyoo-]. /ˌhaɪ droʊ mɪˈdu si, -ˈdyu-/.

the medusa form of a hydrozoan.

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Origin of hydromedusa

From New Latin, dating back to 1885–90; see origin at hydra, -o-, medusa

OTHER WORDS FROM hydromedusa

hy·dro·me·du·san, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hydromedusa

hydromedusa
/ (ˌhaɪdrəʊmɪˈdjuːsə) /

noun plural -sas or -sae (-siː)

the medusa form of hydrozoan coelenterates

Derived forms of hydromedusa

hydromedusan, adjective
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