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Definition of: siphonophore

(sifə·nə·fôr′, -fōr′, sī·fonə-) noun
A marine organism (order Siphonophora) with free–swimming pelagic colonies arising by budding, as the Portuguese man–of–war. [<NL Siphonophora, name of the order <Gk. siphōnophōros tube–carrying <siphōn tube + pherein bear]

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