HyperDic: crustacean

English > 2 senses of the word crustacean:
NOUNanimalcrustaceanany mainly aquatic arthropod usually having a segmented body and chitinous exoskeleton
ADJECTIVEpertcrustacean, crustaceousof or belonging to the class Crustacea
crustacean > pronunciation
Soundskrahstey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > crustacean: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or belonging to the class Crustacea.
Synonymcrustaceous
Spanishcrustáceo
NounsCrustaceaclass of mandibulate arthropods including
English > crustacean: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny mainly aquatic arthropod usually having a segmented body and chitinous exoskeleton.
Member ofCrustacea, class CrustaceaClass of mandibulate arthropods including
Partsclaw, chela, nipper, pincerA grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
green glandOne of a pair of glands (believed to have excretory functions) in some crustaceans near the base of the large antennae
Narrowerbarnacle, cirriped, cirripedemarine crustaceans with feathery food-catching appendages
brachyurantypical crabs
branchiopod crustacean, branchiopod, branchiopodanaquatic crustaceans typically having a carapace and many pairs of leaflike appendages used for swimming as well as respiration and feeding
copepod, copepod crustaceanminute marine or freshwater crustaceans usually having six pairs of limbs on the thorax
decapod crustacean, decapodcrustaceans characteristically having five pairs of locomotor appendages each joined to a segment of the thorax
malacostracan crustaceanA major subclass of crustaceans
seed shrimp, mussel shrimp, ostracodtiny marine and freshwater crustaceans with a shrimp-like body enclosed in a bivalve shell
stomatopod, stomatopod crustaceanA kind of crustacean
Broaderarthropodinvertebrate having jointed limbs and a segmented body with an exoskeleton made of chitin
Spanishcrustacea, crustáceo, crustáceos
Catalancrustacea, crustaci

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