sea wasp


noun

any of various highly poisonous stinging jellyfishes of the order Cubomedusae, of tropical seas.

Origin of sea wasp

First recorded in 1935–40
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British Dictionary definitions for sea wasp

sea wasp

noun

Australian another name for box jellyfish
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