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decapod


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Decapod  \Dec"a*pod\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  d['e]capode.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  crustacean  with  ten  feet  or  legs,  as  a  crab;  one  of  the 
  Decapoda.  Also  used  adjectively. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  decapod 
  n  1:  crustaceans  characteristically  having  five  pairs  of 
  locomotor  appendages  each  joined  to  a  segment  of  the 
  thorax  [syn:  {decapod  crustacean}] 
  2:  cephalopods  having  eight  short  tentacles  plus  two  long  ones 




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