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  • proper n. A taxonomic infraorder within the order Decapoda — the true crabs, characteristically with a short tail and a reduced abdomen.

Etymologies

New Latin, from Ancient Greek βραχύς (brakhus, "short") + οὐρά (oura, "tail") (Wiktionary)

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