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noun (1)

plural -s
: a chrysalis especially of a lepidopterous insect


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noun (2)

capitalized : a genus of large jellyfishes often studied as typical of the class Scyphozoa
plural -s : a jellyfish of Aurelia or of related genera

Word History


Noun (1)

Italian & New Latin; New Latin, from Italian, from Latin aurum gold

Noun (2)

New Latin, probably from Latin aurum

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“Aurelia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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