Definition of cnidarian
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Researchers initially thought these nematocysts might be genetically similar to those of cnidarians, animals such as jellyfish and sea anemones.
In fact, the plankton’s ballistic mechanisms are actually much more complex than those of cnidarians.
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Origin and Etymology of cnidarian
ultimately from New Latin cnida nematocyst, from Greek knidē nettle
First Known Use: circa 1909See Words from the same year
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