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- n. Any leg-like appendage of a crustacean that is modified to serve as a jaw.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any leglike appendage of a crustacean, when modified wholly, or in part, to serve as a jaw, esp. one of the maxillipeds.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of the limbs which in crustaceans and other arthropods are modified into mouth-parts; a mouth-foot, jaw-foot, or foot-jaw; a maxilliped; a gnathite.
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