plural noun
Dis·​co·​nan·​thae | \ ˌdiskəˈnanˌthē \

Definition of Disconanthae

in some classifications
: a division of Siphonophora comprising jellyfishes with a round flat many-chambered float (as members of the genera Veletta and Porpita)

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Other Words from Disconanthae

disconanthous \ ¦diskə¦nan(t)thəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Disconanthae

New Latin, from disc- + connective -n- + -anthae (from Greek anthos flower)

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“Disconanthae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Disconanthae. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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