sea wasp


noun

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

Nearby words

  1. sea turtle,
  2. sea urchin,
  3. sea vegetable,
  4. sea wall,
  5. sea walnut,
  6. sea water,
  7. sea whip,
  8. sea wolf,
  9. sea wrack,
  10. sea-born

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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