noun (collectively or, when referring to two or more kinds jellyfishes)
- (zoology) Almost transparent aquatic being; any one of the acalephs, especially one of the larger species, having a jellylike appearance.
- Dutch: kwal
- French: méduse
- German: Qualle
- Italian: medusa
- Spanish: medusa , aguamala (italbrac, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Southern Spain, Venezuela), aguaviva (italbrac, Argentina, Southern Spain and Canary Islands, Uruguay), malagua (italbrac, Peru)
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