HyperDic: copepod

English > 1 sense of the word copepod:
NOUNanimalcopepod, copepod crustaceanminute marine or freshwater crustaceans usually having six pairs of limbs on the thorax
English > copepod: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningminute marine or freshwater crustaceans usually having six pairs of limbs on the thorax; some abundant in plankton and others parasitic on fish.
Synonymcopepod crustacean
Member ofCopepoda, subclass Copepodaminute planktonic or parasitic crustaceans
Part ofplanktonThe aggregate of small plant and animal organisms that float or drift / drift in great numbers in fresh or salt water
Narrowerbrit, brittminute crustaceans forming food for right whales
cyclops, water fleaminute free-swimming freshwater copepod having a large median eye and pear-shaped body and long antennae used in swimming / swimming
fish louseA kind of copepod
BroadercrustaceanAny mainly aquatic arthropod usually having a segmented body and chitinous exoskeleton
Spanishcopepoda, copépodo, copépodos
Catalancopèpode

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