Definition of medusan in English:

medusan

Pronunciation /mɪˈdjuːz(ə)n/ /mɪˈdjuːs(ə)n/ /mɪˈdʒuːz(ə)n/

adjective

  • 1Chiefly with capital initial. Of, relating to, or resembling the Gorgon Medusa.

  • 2Zoology
    Of, relating to, or resembling a medusa.

noun

Zoology
  • A medusoid cnidarian.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in ‘Anthony Pasquin’ (1754–1818), satirist (real name John Williams). From Medusa + -an.