sea wasp

noun

Definition of sea wasp 

: any of various cube-shaped scyphozoan jellyfishes (order or suborder Cubomedusae) of tropical waters that inflict a painful and sometimes fatal sting

called also box jellyfish

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1910, in the meaning defined above

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sea wasp

noun

Medical Definition of sea wasp 

: any of various scyphozoan jellyfishes (order or suborder Cubomedusae) of tropical waters that inflict a painful and sometimes fatal sting

called also box jellyfish

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