Definition of Cyanea
: a genus of scyphozoan jellyfishes chiefly of temperate and arctic seas that includes the common red stinging jellyfish (C. capillata) of the North Atlantic coast which reputedly attains a maximum diameter of over seven feet
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Origin and Etymology of cyanea
New Latin, from Latin, feminine of cyaneus dark blue, from Greek kyaneos, from kyanos dark blue enamel, lapis lazuli
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