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  • adj. Of or relating to the Brachyura.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or belonging to the Brachyura.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Short-tailed: applied to a section of the Crustacea, as the crabs, to distinguish them from the macrurous or long-tailed crustaceans, as the lobsters. Also spelled brachyoural.


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