Acaleph meaning

akəlef
Any of several invertebrate animals, as jellyfish, that swim or float about in the open sea; coelenterate or ctenophore (former class Acalephes, phylum Zoophyta)
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(dated) A member of the former Acalephae family, now a part of the Cnidaria phylum.
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Origin of acaleph

  • Borrowing from Latin acaleph, from Ancient Greek ἀκαλήφη (akalephe, “stinging nettle”).

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