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Alternative clues for the word crustacean
Any mainly aquatic arthropod usually having a segmented body and chitinous exoskeleton
Crab or lobster
Word definitions for crustacean in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS ▪ As if it were something cumulative that accrued around me, like the hardening shell of a crustacean . ▪ I bite into the succulent, still-warm-from-the-grill crustacean whose spice factor is near seismic. ▪ It seemed surprised...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Crustacean \Crus*ta"cean\ (kr?s-t?"shan; 97), a. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Crustacea; crustaceous. -- n. An animal belonging to the class Crustacea.
Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. Any arthropod of the subphylum ''Crustacea'', including lobsters, crabs, shrimp, barnacles and woodlice.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1835, from Crustacea the class name. As an adjective, 1858 (earlier was crustaceous , 1640s).
Word definitions in WordNet
adj. of or belonging to the class Crustacea [syn: crustaceous ] n. any mainly aquatic arthropod usually having a segmented body and chitinous exoskeleton
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Crustaceans ( Crustacea ) form a very large group of arthropods , usually treated as a subphylum , which includes such familiar animals as crabs , lobsters , crayfish , shrimp , krill and barnacles . Thanks to recent molecular studies, it is now well accepted...
Usage examples of crustacean.
It was littered with clams, crustaceans, squid, fish, ammonites of all sizes, all of them drowning in the air.
How long pride of that kind might survive in confrontation with the awareness that it was the arthropodan and crustacean intelligences that could travel between the star-worldsuniting them into an empire vaster than anything Alexander, Augustus, or Jesus Christ could ever have imaginedThomas did not know.
How long pride of that kind might survive in confrontation with the awareness that it was the arthropodan and crustacean intelligences that could travel between the star-worlds--uniting them into an empire vaster than anything Alexander, Augustus, or Jesus Christ could ever have imagined--Thomas did not know.
The water churning red with tiny crustaceans, the spouts of the humpbacks and the sei and bluefins, the tang of sea-salt and foam - I remembered the sea as if I had lived in the water for a million years.
The water churning red with tiny crustaceans, the spouts of the humpbacks and the sei and bluefins, the tang of sea-salt and foam-I remembered the sea as if I had lived in the water for a million years.
Molluscs and crustaceans were collected for ladles, spoons, bowls, and cups, as well as for their succulent morsels.
At the top of the bottle he noticed a crustacean from the Chonos Archipelago - a barnacle.
Of the few leaves which were examined, three contained entomostracan crustaceans.
In the first lot, my son examined seventeen bladders, including prey of some kind, and eight of these contained entomostracan crustaceans, three larvae of insects, one being still alive, and six remnants of animals so much decayed that their nature could not be distinguished.
The prey which they had captured consisted of entomostracan crustaceans.
Crustaceans and their slower molluskan relatives hunted along the shore.
Joseph perceived that the noctambulo was pulling small many-legged creatures, crustaceans of some sort, from nests eight or nine inches down in the mud.
Mammals, marsupials, monotremes, birds, reptiles, worms, insects, arachnids, crustaceans, planaria, nematodes, protists, fungi, even a horticultural center.
There was a lot of life to see less than a few feet from his nose: tiny crustaceans crawling through the gently bobbing mat, the flash of falling sunlight off the silver sides of small fish, the fine patterns of jellyfish drifting near the surface like abandoned, sodden doilies of fine lace.
We have managed once, briefly, to send humans to that depth in a sturdy diving vessel, yet it is home to colonies of amphipods, a type of crustacean similar to shrimp but transparent, which survive without any protection at all.