sea wasp

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Related to Chiropsalmus quadrumanus: Chrysaora quinquecirrha

sea wasp

n.
Any of several box jellyfish having potent toxins in their tentacles, especially Chironex fleckeri of Australia, which can deliver a fatal sting.

sea wasp

n
(Animals) Austral another name for box jellyfish

sea′ wasp`


n.
any of various highly poisonous stinging jellyfishes of the order Cubomedusae, of tropical seas.
[1935–40]