Craspedota

plural noun

Cras·​pe·​do·​ta
: the velate medusae regarded as a natural group more or less equivalent to Hydrozoa
craspedotal
¦⸗⸗¦dōtᵊl
adjective

Word History

Etymology

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Craspedota. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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