Meaning of Irukandji syndrome in English:

Irukandji syndrome

Pronunciation /ɪrəˈkandʒɪ ˌsɪndrəʊm/

noun

mass noun
  • The symptoms brought on by the sting of an Irukandji jellyfish, including pain, vomiting, cramps, severe anxiety, and in rare cases cardiac arrest.

Origin

From Irukandji, the name of an Aboriginal people of northern Queensland.