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 for jellyfish
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Jellyfish \Jel"ly*fish`\, n. (Zool.)
     Any one of the acalephs, esp. one of the larger species,
     having a jellylike appearance. See Medusa and acaleph.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  jellyfish
      n 1: large siphonophore having a bladderlike float and stinging
           tentacles [syn: Portuguese man-of-war, man-of-war,
           jellyfish]
      2: any of numerous usually marine and free-swimming
         coelenterates that constitute the sexually reproductive forms
         of hydrozoans and scyphozoans

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  50 Moby Thesaurus words for "jellyfish":
     Chilopoda, Chordata, Echiuroidea, Ectoprocta, Entoprocta,
     Milquetoast, Monoplacophora, Nemertinea, Phoronidea, baby,
     big baby, chicken, chicken liver, coward, crybaby, doormat,
     dull tool, fence-sitter, fraid-cat, fraidy-cat, funk, funker,
     gutless wonder, invertebrate, lightweight, lily liver, meek soul,
     milksop, mollycoddle, mouse, mugwump, namby-pamby, nebbish,
     nonentity, pansy, pantywaist, pushover, sad sack, scaredy-cat,
     shilly-shally, sissy, softling, softy, sop, waverer, weak sister,
     weakling, white feather, white liver, wobbler
  
  

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