any of an order (Siphonophora) of small, transparent, often colored, swimming or floating sea hydrozoans composed of several kinds of polyps and including the Portuguese man-of-war
Origin of siphonophorefrom Classical Greek siph?n, tube + -phore
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.
Origin of siphonophoreFrom New Latin Sīphōnophora order name Greek sīphō tube Greek -phora neuter pl. of -phoros -phore