Definition of Crustaceous

1. Adjective. Of or belonging to the class Crustacea.

Exact synonyms: Crustacean
Partainyms: Crustacea, Crustacea
Derivative terms: Crustacea



2. Adjective. Being or having or resembling a hard crust or shell.
Partainyms: Crust

Definition of Crustaceous

1. a. Pertaining to, or of the nature of, crust or shell; having a crustlike shell.

Definition of Crustaceous

1. Adjective. Resembling a crustacean. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Crustaceous

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Crustaceous

1. Brittle, of marine algae, encrusted with calcium carbonate. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crustaceous

crusies
crusily
crusotomy
crust
crusta
crusta inflammatoria
crusta lactea
crusta phlogistica
crustacea
crustacean
crustaceans
crustaceological
crustaceologist
crustaceologists
crustaceology
crustaceous (current term)
crustaceousness
crustacyanin
crustae
crustal
crustal movement
crustal plate
crustate
crustated
crustation
crustecdysone
crusted
crusted ringworm
crusted tetter
crustie

Literary usage of Crustaceous

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"Ovary and capsule with 2 to 5 parietal placentae, or 2 - 5-celled by their union in the axis. Seeds anatropous, with a somewhat crustaceous coat, ..."

2. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1842)
"tr Henry Goodsir on some New crustaceous Animals, Sfc. scored surfaces, ... Descriptions of some Nero crustaceous Animals found in the Firth of Forth. ..."

3. A Natural History of the Globe: Of Man, of Beasts, Birds, Fishes, Reptiles by Georges Louis Leclerc Buffon, John Wright (1831)
"These are divided by naturalists into crustaceous and Testaceous animals: ... crustaceous fish, such as the crab and the lobster, have a shell not quite of ..."

4. Saint Louis Medical and Surgical Journal (1887)
"... -crustaceous form, whilst the resemblance to an oyster shell in formation is present, the crust is always considerably flattened. ..."

5. The Travels Through England of Dr. Richard Pococke, Successively Bishop of by Richard Pococke, James Joel Cartwright (1889)
"I do not imagine that the former were so much of the crustaceous kind as those of Dudley. They cover their houses here with a thin stone, which they bring ..."

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