Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any parasitic entomostracan of the tribe Siphonostomata.
  • n. A siphonostomatous shell.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any parasitic entomostracan of the tribe Siphonostomata.
  • n. A siphonostomatous shell.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A siphonostomatous animal, as a fish, a fish-louse, or a shell-fish.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Evolutionary biology of siphonostome parasites of vertebrates Siphonostomatoida: Copepoda.

    Parasite Rex

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