Meaning of siphonophore

si•pho•no•phore

Pronunciation: (sī'fu-nu-fôr", -fōr", sī-fon'u-), [key]
— n.
  1. any pelagic hydrozoan of the order Siphonophora, being a floating or swimming colony composed of polyps.
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