thimble jellyfish

noun
thim·​ble jellyfish | \ ˈthim-bəl- How to pronounce thimble jellyfish (audio) \

Medical Definition of thimble jellyfish

: a small scyphozoan jellyfish (Linuche unguiculata) whose tiny larvae cause seabather's eruption especially in coastal waters of southern Florida and the Caribbean

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“Thimble jellyfish.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/thimble%20jellyfish. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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