HyperDic: daphnia

English > 1 sense of the word daphnia:
NOUNanimaldaphnia, water fleaminute freshwater crustacean having a round body enclosed in a transparent shell
English > daphnia: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningminute freshwater crustacean having a round body enclosed in a transparent shell; moves about like a flea by means of hairy branched antennae.
Synonymwater flea
Member ofgenus Daphniawater fleas
Broaderbranchiopod crustacean, branchiopod, branchiopodanaquatic crustaceans typically having a carapace and many pairs of leaflike appendages used for swimming as well as respiration and feeding
Spanishdafnia, daphnia
Catalandàfnia

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