siphonophore

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siphonophore

(sī-fŏn′ə-fôr′, sī′fə-nə-)
n.
Any of various transparent, often subtly colored marine hydrozoans of the order Siphonophora, consisting of a delicate floating or swimming colony of specialized zooids and including the Portuguese man-of-war.

siphonophore

any marine colonial hydrozoan of the order Siphonophora, including the Portuguese man-of-war.