sea nettle



any large, stinging jellyfish.

Origin of sea nettle

First recorded in 1595–1605 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for sea nettle

Historical Examples of sea nettle

  • I have seen the animal nestling in them; it seemed to be a species of cuttle-fish or sea-nettle.

    The Ocean World:

    Louis Figuier