sea nettle

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Chrysaora quinquecirrha

the sea nettle, a jellyfish that can inflict moderate to severe stings.
See also: jellyfish.
Synonym(s): sea nettle

sea nettle

n.
Any of several jellyfish with long tentacles that deliver a painful sting, especially Chrysaora quinquecirrha of the Atlantic.

Chrys·a·o·ra quin·que·cirr·ha

(kris-ā-ōr'ă kwin-kwĕ-sir'ă)
The sea nettle, a jellyfish that can inflict moderate to severe stings.
See also: jellyfish
Synonym(s): sea nettle.