jawfoot
Maxilliped Max*il"li*ped, n. [Maxilla + L. pes, pedis, foot.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the mouth appendages of Crustacea, situated next behind the maxill[ae]. Crabs have three pairs, but many of the lower Crustacea have but one pair of them. Called also {jawfoot}, and {foot jaw}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Jawfoot — Jaw foot , n. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Maxilliped}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jawfoot — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : maxilliped …   Useful english dictionary

  • foot jaw — Maxilliped Max*il li*ped, n. [Maxilla + L. pes, pedis, foot.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the mouth appendages of Crustacea, situated next behind the maxill[ae]. Crabs have three pairs, but many of the lower Crustacea have but one pair of them. Called also …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Maxilliped — Max*il li*ped, n. [Maxilla + L. pes, pedis, foot.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the mouth appendages of Crustacea, situated next behind the maxill[ae]. Crabs have three pairs, but many of the lower Crustacea have but one pair of them. Called also {jawfoot} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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