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noun 
  1. A group of CÅ“lenterata, including the Medusí¦ or jellyfishes, and hydroids; -- so called from the stinging power they possess. Sometimes called sea nettles.
Etymology: From (term, acalepheLatin, acalÄphÄ, nettle) < Ancient Greek (term, á, polytonic, á) (italbrac, akalÄphÄ) "stinging-nettle"


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