Definition of siphonophore
: any of an order (Siphonophora) of compound free-swimming or floating pelagic hydrozoans that are mostly delicate, transparent, and colored and have specialized zooids
Origin of siphonophore
ultimately from Greek siphōn + pherein to carry — more at bear
First Known Use: circa 1842
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