Definition of 'jellyfish'
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Was she trying to protect herself from a random attack of box jellyfish? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Up to ten barrel jellyfish have been spotted washed up on beaches around the south coast. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They are similar to jellyfish but their sting can be fatal. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The weather has also led to increased sightings of huge barrel jellyfish off the coast. The Sun (2015)At least jellyfish usually only sting you once. The Sun (2014)All jellyfish have stinging tentacles to catch food but these moon jellies have only a short fringe along their outer edge. The Sun (2009)And the heat has lured thousands of giant jellyfish to Cornwall. The Sun (2013)The world's deadliest jellyfish is the sea wasp. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I finished up covered in jellyfish stings. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She tried twice last summer, halting after an asthma attack and again after an encounter with a venomous box jellyfish. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They endured jellyfish stings and sunburn before they were rescued by a US coastguard helicopter. The Sun (2010)The box jellyfish is the deadliest ocean creature - killing 40 times as many people as sharks. The Sun (2014)Ten barrel jellyfish have already been spotted on the South Coast. The Sun (2014)I've been stung by sea urchins and jellyfish and once had sunburn so bad that my eyes were swollen shut. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So if you're going to pull out anything after an attack of the giant barrel jellyfish, make it a vinegar bottle. The Sun (2014)Was that spineless blue creature that I spotted by the sea a Tory jellyfish? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Because so little is known about the tiny creature, a relative of the notorious box jellyfish, no antidote for its venom is available. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'jellyfish'
British English: jellyfish /ˈdʒɛlɪˌfɪʃ/ NOUN
A jellyfish is a sea creature that has a clear soft body and can sting you.
- American English: jellyfish
- Arabic: قِنْدِيلُ البَحْر
- Brazilian Portuguese: água-viva
- Chinese: 水母
- Croatian: meduza
- Czech: medúza
- Danish: vandmand
- Dutch: kwal dier
- European Spanish: medusa
- Finnish: meduusa
- French: méduse
- German: Qualle
- Greek: μέδουσα
- Italian: medusa
- Japanese: クラゲ
- Korean: 해파리
- Norwegian: manet
- Polish: meduza
- European Portuguese: alforreca
- Romanian: meduză
- Russian: медуза
- Spanish: medusa
- Swedish: manet
- Thai: แมงกะพรุน
- Turkish: deniz anası
- Ukrainian: медуза
- Vietnamese: con sứa
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