- an iridescent blue-and-green comb jelly, Cestum veneris, having a ribbon-shaped, gelatinous body.
Origin of Venus's girdle
First recorded in 1865–70
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- a ctenophore, Cestum veneris, of warm seas, having an elongated ribbon-like body