decapodous
adjective see decapod

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Decapodous — Decapodal De*cap o*dal, Decapodous De*cap o*dous, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Belonging to the decapods; having ten feet; ten footed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • decapodous — See decapodal. * * * …   Universalium

  • decapodous — de·cap·o·dous …   English syllables

  • decapodous — adjective see decapoda * * * decapˈodal, decapˈodan or decapˈodous adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑Decapoda …   Useful english dictionary

  • Decapodal — De*cap o*dal, Decapodous De*cap o*dous, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Belonging to the decapods; having ten feet; ten footed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • decapod — noun Etymology: New Latin Decapoda, from deca + poda pod Date: 1826 1. any of an order (Decapoda) of crustaceans (as shrimps, lobsters, and crabs) with five pairs of thoracic appendages one or more of which are modified into pincers, with stalked …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Zoe (biologie) — Zoé (biologie) Larve zoe du homard Les crustacés naissent généralement sous forme de larves dont la morphologie (et éventuellement l’écologie) diffère fortement de celle des adultes. Si l on excepte les crevettes pénéides (Dendrobranchiata) qui… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Zoé (biologie) — Larve zoe du homard Les crustacés naissent généralement sous forme de larves dont la morphologie (et éventuellement l’écologie) diffère fortement de celle des adultes. Si l on excepte les crevettes pénéides (Dendrobranchiata) qui ont une larve… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • decapod — decapodan /deuh kap euh dn/, adj., n. decapodous, adj. /dek euh pod /, n. 1. any crustacean of the order Decapoda, having five pairs of walking legs, including the crabs, lobsters, crayfish, prawns, and shrimps. 2. any dibranchiate cephalopod… …   Universalium

  • decapod — /ˈdɛkəpɒd / (say dekuhpod) noun 1. any crustacean of the order Decapoda, including crabs, lobsters, crayfish, prawns, shrimps, etc., characterised by their five pairs of walking legs. 2. any ten armed dibranchiate cephalopod, as the cuttlefish,… …   Australian English dictionary

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