HyperDic: brine_shrimp

English > 1 sense of the expression brine shrimp:
NOUNanimalbrine shrimp, Artemia salinacommon to saline lakes
English > brine shrimp: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningCommon to saline lakes.
SynonymArtemia salina
Member ofArtemia, genus Artemia, Chirocephalus, genus Chirocephalusfairy shrimp
Broaderbranchiopod crustacean, branchiopod, branchiopodanaquatic crustaceans typically having a carapace and many pairs of leaflike appendages used for swimming as well as respiration and feeding

©2001-23 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict