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 siphonophore; from 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 S&imacron;ph&omacron;nophora, order name : Greek s&imacron;ph&omacron;, tube + Greek -phora, neuter pl. of -phoros, -phore.