Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An order of entomostracous crustaceans, the leaf-footed crustaceans, sometimes forming (with Ostracopoda and Cladocera) a suborder of Branchiopoda. In Latreille's classification the phyllopods were a section of his branchiopods, corresponding to the modern order of Phyllopoda, and divided into
- n. In conchology, in J. E. Gray's classification (1821), one of several orders of Conchophora, containing dimyarian bivalve mollusks having the foot lamellar or elongate.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) An order of Entomostraca including a large number of species, most of which live in fresh water. They have flattened or leaflike legs, often very numerous, which they use in swimming. Called also
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