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Siphonophora British & World English

An order of colonial marine coelenterates that includes the Portuguese man-of-war, having a float or swimming bell for drifting or swimming on the open sea

Siphonophora in Portuguese man-of-war British & World English

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

Siphonophora in siphonophore British & World English

A colonial marine coelenterate of the order Siphonophora, such as a Portuguese man-of-war