Craspedota

plural noun
Cras·​pe·​do·​ta

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Craspedota. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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