HyperDic: decapod

English > 2 senses of the word decapod:
NOUNanimaldecapod, decapod crustaceancrustaceans characteristically having five pairs of locomotor appendages each joined to a segment of the thorax
animaldecapodcephalopods having eight short tentacles plus two long ones
English > decapod: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaningcrustaceans characteristically having five pairs of locomotor appendages each joined to a segment of the thorax.
Synonymdecapod crustacean
Member ofDecapoda, order Decapodalobsters
Narrowercrabdecapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers
crayfish, crawfish, crawdad, crawdaddysmall freshwater decapod crustacean that resembles a lobster
hermit crabsmall soft-bodied marine crustaceans living in cast-off shells of gastropods
lobsterAny of several edible marine crustaceans of the families ... / families Homaridae and Nephropsidae and Palinuridae
prawnShrimp-like decapod crustacean having two pairs of pincers
shrimpsmall slender-bodied chiefly marine decapod crustaceans with a long tail and single pair of pincers
tropical prawnedible tropical and warm-water prawn
BroadercrustaceanAny mainly aquatic arthropod usually having a segmented body and chitinous exoskeleton
Spanishdecápodo
Catalandecàpode
English > decapod: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaningcephalopods having eight short tentacles plus two long ones.
Member ofDecapoda, order Decapodasquids and cuttlefishes
Narrowercuttlefish, cuttleTen-armed oval-bodied cephalopod with narrow fins as long as the body and a large calcareous internal shell
spirula, Spirula peroniiA small tropical cephalopod of the genus Spirula having prominent eyes and short arms and a many-chambered shell coiled in a flat spiral
squidwidely distributed fast-moving ten-armed cephalopod mollusk having a long tapered body with triangular / triangular tail fins
Broadercephalopod, cephalopod molluskmarine mollusk characterized by well-developed head and eyes and sucker-bearing tentacles
Spanishdecápodo
Catalandecàpode

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