subumbrella
noun Date: 1878 the concave undersurface of a jellyfish

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  • Subumbrella — Sub um*brel la, n. (Zo[ o]l.) The integument of the under surface of the bell, or disk shaped body, of a jellyfish. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • subumbrella — [sub΄um brel′ə] n. [ SUB + UMBRELLA] Zool. the concave lower, or oral, surface of a jellyfish …   English World dictionary

  • subumbrella — n. [L. sub, under; dim. umbra, shade] (CNIDARIA) The concave oral surface of a medusa or jellyfish; see exumbrella …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • subumbrella — subumbrellar, adj. /sub um brel euh/, n. Zool. the concave undersurface of a coelenterate medusa, as a jellyfish. [1875 80; SUB + UMBRELLA] * * * …   Universalium

  • subumbrella — sub·umbrella …   English syllables

  • subumbrella — sub•um•brel•la [[t]ˌsʌb ʌmˈbrɛl ə[/t]] n. pl. las ivt the concave undersurface of a jellyfish • Etymology: 1875–80 sub um•brel′lar, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • subumbrella — …   Useful english dictionary

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