hydromedusa


hy·dro·me·du·sa

noun \ˌhī-drō-mi-ˈdü-sə, -ˈdyü-, -zə\
plural hy·dro·me·du·sae\-ˌsē, -ˌzē\

Definition of HYDROMEDUSA

:  a jellyfish (as of the orders Anthomedusae and Leptomedusae) produced as a bud from a hydroid

Origin of HYDROMEDUSA

New Latin
First Known Use: circa 1889

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: hydromedusan (adjective)
Previous Word in the Dictionary: hydromechanical
All Words Near: hydromedusa

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up hydromedusa? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).