Origin of velella
Related formsve·lel·li·dous, adjective
Examples from the Web for velella
Thus in Velella free medusae are produced, which have been described as an independent genus of medusae, Chrysomitra.
I kept one specimen, to show old and young barnacles attached to the same Velella.
A Velella also was caught in the open bay: this is the first which has been observed in so high a latitude.A New Voyage Round the World, in the years 1823, 24, 25, and 26, Vol. 2|Otto von Kotzebue
As the barnacles grew larger, the remains of the velella changed into large excrescences, half the size of a walnut.