stomatopod
noun Etymology: New Latin Stomatopoda, from stomat- + Greek pod-, pous foot — more at foot Date: 1877 any of an order (Stomatopoda) of marine crustaceans (as a squilla) that have gills on the abdominal appendages • stomatopod adjective

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  • Stomatopod — Stom a*to*pod, n. (Zo[ o]l.) One of the Stomatopoda. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stomatopod — [stō′mə tə päd΄, stäm′ə təpäd΄] n. [< ModL Stomatopoda: see STOMATO & POD] any of an order (Stomatopoda) of crustaceans having strong, clasping claws on the second pair of legs and gills on the abdominal appendages; squilla …   English World dictionary

  • stomatopod — noun a kind of crustacean • Syn: ↑stomatopod crustacean • Hypernyms: ↑crustacean • Hyponyms: ↑mantis shrimp, ↑mantis crab • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stomatopod — Stomatopoda Crevette mante …   Wikipédia en Français

  • stomatopod — /stoh mat euh pod , stoh meuh teuh /, n. any crustacean of the order Stomatopoda, having a carapace that does not cover the posterior thorax and a broad abdomen bearing gills on the appendages. [1875 80; STOMATO + POD] * * * …   Universalium

  • stomatopod — stoma·to·pod …   English syllables

  • stomatopod — sto•mat•o•pod [[t]stoʊˈmæt əˌpɒd[/t]] n. ivt mantis shrimp; squilla • Etymology: 1875–80; < NL Stomatopoda; see stomato , pod …   From formal English to slang

  • stomatopod — /ˈstoʊmətəpɒd/ (say stohmuhtuhpod), /ˈstɒm / (say stom ) noun any of the Stomatopoda, an order of crustaceans having some of the legs close to the mouth and having the gills borne on the abdominal segments …   Australian English dictionary

  • stomatopod crustacean — noun a kind of crustacean • Syn: ↑stomatopod • Hypernyms: ↑crustacean • Hyponyms: ↑mantis shrimp, ↑mantis crab • Member Holonyms: ↑Stomatop …   Useful english dictionary

  • stomatopod integumental ornamentation — (Order Stomatopoda): Armature and ornamentation of carapace, thoracic somites, abdomen, and telson; name types include: Carinae: (a) intermediate. Between sudmedian and lateral carinae on each side of carapace. (b) lateral. Between intermediate… …   Crustacea glossary

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