plural noun

Definition of Craspedota

: the velate medusae regarded as a natural group more or less equivalent to Hydrozoa

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Other Words from Craspedota

craspedotal \ ¦⸗⸗¦dōtᵊl \ adjective

History and Etymology for Craspedota

New Latin, irregular from craspedon velum, from Greek kraspedon edge, border, from kras- head + pedon ground; akin to Greek kara head and to Greek pod-, pous foot

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“Craspedota.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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