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Found 2 items, similar to Portuguese man-of-war.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: Portuguese man-of-war Portuguese man-of-war n : large siphonophore having a bladderlike float and stinging tentacles [syn: man-of-war, jellyfish]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Portuguese man-of-war Portuguese \Por"tu*guese\, a. [Cf. F. portugais, Sp. portugues, Pg. portuguez.] Of or pertaining to Portugal, or its inhabitants. -- n. sing. & pl. A native or inhabitant of Portugal; people of Portugal. [1913 Webster] Portuguese man-of-war. (Zo["o]l.) See Physalia. [1913 Webster] Man-of-war \Man`-of-war"\, n; pl. Men-of-war. 1. A government vessel employed for the purposes of war, esp. one of large size; a ship of war. [WordNet sense 1] Syn: ship of the line. [1913 Webster] 2. The Portuguese man-of-war. Syn: Syn. --, jellyfish. [WordNet 1.5] Man-of-war hawk (Zo["o]l.), the frigate bird. Man-of-war's man, a sailor serving in a ship of war. Portuguese man-of-war (Zo["o]l.), any species of the genus Physalia; it is a hydrozoan having both medusa and polyp stages present in a single colony. It floats on the surface of the sea by a buoyant bladderlike structure, from which dangle multiple long tentacles with stinging cells. Its can cause severe rashes when it comes in contact with humans swimming in the area. See Physalia. [1913 Webster]


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