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

Definition of Disconanthae

in some classifications

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


\¦diskə¦nan(t)thəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of disconanthae

New Latin, from disc- + connective -n- + -anthae (from Greek anthos flower) — more at anthology

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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