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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of numerous small, chiefly aquatic crustaceans of the order Amphipoda, such as the beach flea, having a laterally compressed body with no carapace.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as amphipodous.
  • noun An amphipodan; one of the Amphipoda.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the Amphipoda.
  • noun (Zoöl.) One of the Amphipoda.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A member of taxonomic order Amphipoda of small, shrimp-like crustaceans.

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

  • noun a kind of malacostracan crustacean

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From New Latin Amphipoda, order name : amphi– + New Latin -poda, -pod.]

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From Amphipoda.

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