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Meaning of JELLYFISH

Pronunciation:  'jelee`fish

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  any of numerous usually marine and free-swimming coelenterates that constitute the sexually reproductive forms of hydrozoans and scyphozoans
  2. [n]  large siphonophore having a bladderlike float and stinging tentacles

JELLYFISH is a 9 letter word that starts with J.


 Synonyms: man-of-war, medusa, medusan, Portuguese man-of-war
 See Also: Aegina, Chrysaora quinquecirrha, Cnidaria, cnidarian, Coelenterata, coelenterate, genus Physalia, phylum Cnidaria, phylum Coelenterata, Physalia, siphonophore



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Jel"ly*fish`\, n. (Zo["o]l.)
Any one of the acalephs, esp. one of the larger species,
having a jellylike appearance. See {Medusa}.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a jellyfish in your dream, represents painful memories that is emerging from your unconscious. There may be hidden hostility or aggression in some aspect of your waking relationship or situation. Alternatively, it may indicate feelings of inadequacy and a lack of self-esteem. Perhaps there is some situation in which you are unable to assert yourself.
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