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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JELLYFISH

In fact, animals like jellyfish and worms are lungs all over.

It is of interest to consider a common animal like the jellyfish Aurelia.

Normally a jellyfish has its parts in four or multiples of four.

He was using the jellyfish as an example of a life form all but invisible.

Just like jellyfish, they will not stand any rough handling.

Its eyes were jellyfish, its hair of seaweed, and the mouth was like a mussel.

These are of the jellyfish family, and have only lately been added to the aquarium.

The water near the shore was full of jellyfish and brown seaweed.

The jellyfish, incredible numbers of them, slipped past him.

His face looked like a jellyfish when Higgins got through with him.

WORD ORIGIN

popular name of the medusa and similar sea-creatures, 1796, from jelly (n.) + fish (n.). Earlier it had been used of a type of actual fish (1707).

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