ephyra

noun eph·y·ra \ˈefərə\

Definition of ephyra

plural

ephyrae

\-ˌrē\ or

ephyras

  1. :  a free-swimming larva of a scyphozoan jellyfish formed by transverse fission of a scyphistoma and growing into a medusa — compare strobila

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Origin and Etymology of ephyra

New Latin, from Ephyra, a nymph, from Latin, from Greek


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