Cystonectae

plural noun
Cys·​to·​nec·​tae

Definition of Cystonectae

in some classifications
: a suborder of siphonophores including only the Portuguese man-of-war

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Other Words from Cystonectae

cystonectous \ -​ktəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Cystonectae

New Latin, from cyst- + -nectae

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“Cystonectae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cystonectae. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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