Acalephae

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New Latin, from Ancient Greek ἀκαλήφη (akalḗphē, stinging nettle).

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Acalephae

  1. (obsolete) A taxonomic group within the phylum Coelenterata — including the medusae or jellyfishes, and hydroids; so called from the stinging power they possess.

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