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man-of-war

(măn′ə-wôr′)
n. pl. men-of-war
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Jellyfish, together with corals, sea anemones and Portuguese men-of-war, belong to a group of marine animals armed with stinging capsules that discharge poison when they are touched.
Usually, a sting causes no more than an itchy, sore rash, but some jellyfish and Portuguese men-of-war can cause a severe sting.