plural noun

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

Word History


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 23 Apr. 2024.

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