Definition of Cubomedusae in English:

Cubomedusae

noun

Zoology
  • Treated as plural. A group of cnidarians comprising the box jellyfishes; (also cubomedusae) animals of this group (collectively or individually), box jellyfishes.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Naturalist. From scientific Latin Cubomedusae (Haeckel Das System der Medusen 423, noting earlier (apparently unpublished) use in 1877) from post-classical Latin cubus + scientific Latin Medusa.

Pronunciation

Cubomedusae

/ˌkjuːbəʊmɪˈdjuːziː/