noun me·du·sa \mi-ˈdü-sə, -ˈdyü-, -zə\

Definition of MEDUSA

capitalized [Latin, from Greek Medousa] :  a mortal Gorgon who is slain when decapitated by Perseus
plural me·du·sae \-ˌsē, -ˌzē, -ˌsī, -ˌzī\ also medusas [New Latin, from Latin] :  jellyfish 1a
me·du·san \-sən, -zən\ adjective or noun
me·du·soid \-ˌsid, -ˌzid\ adjective or noun

First Known Use of MEDUSA

14th century

Rhymes with MEDUSA


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