Podophthalmia
Podophthalmia Pod`oph*thal"mi*a, n. pl. [NL. See {Podophthalmic}.] (Zo["o]l.) The stalk-eyed Crustacea, -- an order of Crustacea having the eyes supported on movable stalks. It includes the crabs, lobsters, and prawns. Called also {Podophthalmata}, and {Decapoda}. [1913 Webster]

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  • podophthalmia — pod·oph·thal·mia …   English syllables

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  • Decapoda — Podophthalmia Pod oph*thal mi*a, n. pl. [NL. See {Podophthalmic}.] (Zo[ o]l.) The stalk eyed Crustacea, an order of Crustacea having the eyes supported on movable stalks. It includes the crabs, lobsters, and prawns. Called also {Podophthalmata},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Podophthalmata — Podophthalmia Pod oph*thal mi*a, n. pl. [NL. See {Podophthalmic}.] (Zo[ o]l.) The stalk eyed Crustacea, an order of Crustacea having the eyes supported on movable stalks. It includes the crabs, lobsters, and prawns. Called also {Podophthalmata},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Podophthalmic — Pod oph*thal mic, Podophthalmous Pod oph*thal mous, a. [Podo + Gr. ? an eye.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Having the eyes on movable footstalks, or pedicels. (b) Of or pertaining to the Podophthalmia. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Podophthalmous — Podophthalmic Pod oph*thal mic, Podophthalmous Pod oph*thal mous, a. [Podo + Gr. ? an eye.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Having the eyes on movable footstalks, or pedicels. (b) Of or pertaining to the Podophthalmia. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stalk-eyed — (st[add]k [imac]d ), a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the eyes raised on a stalk, or peduncle; opposed to {sessile eyed}. Said especially of podophthalmous crustaceans. [1913 Webster] {Stalk eyed crustaceans}. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Podophthalmia}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stalk-eyed crustaceans — Stalk eyed Stalk eyed (st[add]k [imac]d ), a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the eyes raised on a stalk, or peduncle; opposed to {sessile eyed}. Said especially of podophthalmous crustaceans. [1913 Webster] {Stalk eyed crustaceans}. (Zo[ o]l.) See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pod- — combining form or podo Etymology: Greek, from pod , pous more at foot 1. : foot podology …   Useful english dictionary

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