HyperDic: fairy_shrimp

English > 1 sense of the expression fairy shrimp:
NOUNanimalfairy shrimpsmall freshwater branchiopod having a transparent body with many appendages
English > fairy shrimp: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningsmall freshwater branchiopod having a transparent body with many appendages; swims on its back.
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

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