from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A movable stalklike structure in certain crustaceans, such as crabs and shrimp, that bears an eye at the tip.
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- n. A motile stalk having an eye at the tip
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of the movable peduncles which, in the decapod Crustacea, bear the eyes at the tip.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The stem or stalk upon which an eye is borne, as in the stalk-eyed crustaceans; the ophthalmite. See cut under stalk-eyed.
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