Associations to the word «Medusa»

Wiktionary

MEDUSA, proper noun. (Greek mythology): The only mortal of the three gorgon sisters. She is killed by Perseus. The other two sisters were Euryale and Stheno.
MEDUSA, noun. A jellyfish; specifically (zoology), a non-polyp form of individual cnidarians, consisting of a gelatinous umbrella-shaped bell and trailing tentacles. [from 18th c.]

Dictionary definition

MEDUSA, noun. (Greek mythology) a woman transformed into a Gorgon by Athena; she was slain by Perseus.
MEDUSA, noun. One of two forms that coelenterates take: it is the free-swimming sexual phase in the life cycle of a coelenterate; in this phase it has a gelatinous umbrella-shaped body and tentacles.

Wise words

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