Definition of Decapods

1. Noun. (plural of Decapod) ¹



2. Noun. (plural of decapod) ¹

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Definition of Decapods

1. decapod [n] - See also: decapod

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Decapods

decapitates
decapitating
decapitation
decapitations
decapitator
decapitators
decaplet
decaplets
decapod
decapod crustacean
decapoda
decapodal
decapodan
decapodans
decapodous
decapods
decapped
decapping
decaprenyl
decaprenyl pyrophosphate synthetase
decapsulate
decapsulated
decapsulates
decapsulating
decapsulation
decapsulations
decarb
decarbazine
decarbed
decarbing

Literary usage of Decapods

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1. Natural History: A Manual of Zoölogy for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1869)
"SUB-SECTION I. THE ORDER OF Decapods, OR TEN-FOOTED CRUSTACEANS. THE Order of Decapods comprises crustaceans which normally have ..."

2. The Microscope and Its Revelations by William Benjamin Carpenter (1883)
"Many departures from this type are presented by the different species of Decapods; thus, in the Prawns, there are large stellate pigment-spots (resembling ..."

3. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1868)
"The pigmentary layer is very thin in the crab and lobster, but is much thicker in some other Decapods. The internal layer is that which constitutes the ..."

4. Applied Biology: An Elementary Textbook and Laboratory Guide by Maurice Alpheus Bigelow, Anna Nieglieh Bigelow (1911)
"Because the abdomen is short, the crabs are often called the " short-tailed decapods," while the lobster and others are called " long-tailed. ..."

5. A Course in Invertebrate Zoölogy: A Guide to the Dissection and Comparative by Henry Sherring Pratt (1915)
"... CRUSTACEA LARVAL Decapods: THE ZOEA OF THE CRAB; THE MEGALOPA OF THE CRAB; THE MYSIS STAGE OF THE LOBSTER These names have been given to certain larval ..."

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