Craspedota

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Craspedota (Zoöl) The hydroid or naked-eyed medusæ. See Hydroidea.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • craspedota The naked-eyed or gymnophthalmous medusæ; the Hydromedusæ proper, as distinguished from the Acraspeda: so called from their muscular velum.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. to be bordered or edged