Venus's-girdle

noun
plural Venus's-girdles

Definition of Venus's-girdle

: any of various ctenophores constituting the genus Cestum and having the body greatly compressed transversely and elongated in a sagittal plane so that it is ribbonlike with the mouth at the middle of one border

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“Venus's-girdle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Venus%27s-girdle. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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