Definición de Portuguese man-of-war en inglés:

Compartir esta entrada

Portuguese man-of-war



A floating colonial coelenterate with a number of polyps and a conspicuous float. It bears long tentacles which are able to inflict painful stings and occurs chiefly in warm seas.
  • Physalia physalis, order Siphonophora, class Hydrozoa.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Among their more unusual behavior, the octopuses employ a unique defense mechanism by tearing off the tentacles of passing Portuguese man-of-war jellyfish.
  • There are about a million reported cases of stings each year - most commonly from jellyfish, and particularly in tropical oceans where the Portuguese man-of-war and box jellyfish are prevalent.
  • If a Portuguese man-of-war stings you it will be very painful.

For editors and proofreaders

Saltos de línea: Por¦tu|guese man-of-war

Compartir esta entrada

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.