Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. A natural family of small shrimplike crustaceans.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A family of schizopod podophthalmic crustaceans, typified by the genus Mysis; the opossum-shrimps.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. small shrimp-like crustaceans

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Examples

  • These include the isopod Saduria entomon, the amphipod Monoporeia affinis, the Baltic mussel Macoma bathica, a few semi-pelagic opossum shrimp species (Mysidae) and the common sea snail Liparis liparis.

    Kvarken Archipelago High Coast, Finland and Sweden

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