- cephalopods having eight short tentacles plus two long ones
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[ Confer French décapode
A crustacean with ten feet or legs, as a crab; one of the Decapoda. Also used adjectively.
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<zoology> A crustacean with ten feet or legs, as a crab; one of the Decapoda. Also used adjectively. ... Origin: Cf. F. Decapode. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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• (n.) A crustacean with ten feet or legs, as a crab; one of the Decapoda. Also used adjectively.
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(order Decapoda), any of more than 8,000 species of crustaceans that include shrimp, lobsters, crayfish, hermit crabs, and crabs.[6 related articles]
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decapod 1. A member of the Decapoda; a ten-footed crustacean; also, a ten-armed cephalopod. 2. A heavy-freight locomotive with ten driving wheels.
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Any of about 8,500 species of the order Decapoda, mainly marine, higher crustaceans, including crabs, lobsters, shrimps, and crayfish. They have 10 legs including the chelae (pincers), which are enlarged modified legs. The order Decapoda has been represeneted since the Permian or Triassic period.
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decapod (dek'upod") (Gr.,=10 feet), name for invertebrate animals of the crustacean order Decapoda (phylum Arthropoda) including the crabs, the lobsters and crayfish, and the true shrimps, all having five pairs of legs. The name Decapoda was also formerly applied to a very different group of...
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Several things share the name decapod, from the Greek decapoda meaning `ten-legged`: Also: ...
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Crustacean of Order Decapoda having ten legs; includes crabs, lobsters, and shrimp
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