Meaning of Cubomedusae in English:

Cubomedusae

Pronunciation /ˌkjuːbəʊmɪˈdjuːziː/

noun

Zoology
  • With plural agreement. A group of cnidarians comprising the box jellyfishes; (also cubomedusae) animals of this group (collectively or individually), box jellyfishes.

    Formerly an order within the class Scyphozoa, the group is now categorized as the class Cubozoa.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Naturalist. From scientific Latin Cubomedusae (HaeckelDas System der Medusen 423, noting earlier (apparently unpublished) use in 1877) from post-classical Latin cubus + scientific Latin Medusa.