from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A larval form of crabs and other decapod crustaceans, characterized by one or more spines on the carapace and rudimentary limbs on the abdomen and thorax.
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- n. Alternative spelling of zoaea.
New Latin, from Greek zōē, life; see azo-.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)