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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. A group of Entomostraca, with suctorial mouths, including species parasitic on fishes, as the carp lice (Argulus).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A suborder of parasitic crustaceans, of the order Simphonostoma; the carp-lice.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. copepods with suctorial mouthparts; parasitic on fishes

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