plural noun Acras·pe·da \(ˈ)ā-ˈkra-spə-də\

Definition of Acraspeda

in former classifications

  1. :  a division of coelenterates comprising medusae lacking a swimming velum — compare scyphozoa

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Origin and Etymology of acraspeda

New Latin, from Greek akraspeda, neuter plural of akraspedos without fringes, from a- 2a- + kraspedon edge, border

First Known Use: 1861

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capable of being understood in two ways

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