cabbagehead jellyfish


: cannonball jellyfish
Lure-throwing anglers usually look at [sheepshead] with the same disinterest they show when a cabbagehead jellyfish floats by.Shannon Tompkins, Houston Chronicle, 12 Mar. 1998

Word History

First Known Use

1942, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cabbagehead jellyfish was in 1942

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“Cabbagehead jellyfish.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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