Definition of medusan in English:

medusan

adjective

  • 1Chiefly with capital initial. Of, relating to, or resembling the Gorgon Medusa.

  • 2Zoology. Of, relating to, or resembling a medusa.

noun

  • Zoology. A medusoid cnidarian.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in ‘Anthony Pasquin’ (1754–1818), satirist (real name John Williams). From Medusa + -an.

Pronunciation

medusan

/mɪˈdjuːz(ə)n//mɪˈdjuːs(ə)n//mɪˈdʒuːz(ə)n/