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Venus's girdle

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noun
an iridescent blue-and-green comb jelly, Cestum veneris, having a ribbon-shaped, gelatinous body.
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Origin of Venus's girdle

First recorded in 1865–70
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British Dictionary definitions for Venus's girdle

Venus's-girdle

noun
a ctenophore, Cestum veneris, of warm seas, having an elongated ribbon-like body
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