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  1. Nectocalyx(noun)

    the swimming bell or umbrella of a jellyfish of medusa

  2. Nectocalyx(noun)

    one of the zooids of certain Siphonophora, having somewhat the form, and the essential structure, of the bell of a jellyfish, and acting as a swimming organ

  3. Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. nhkto`s swimming + a calyx.]


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