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

  • n. Any of various small crustaceans of the genus Artemia.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An aquatic crustacean of the taxonomic order Artemia, one species of which is often marketed under the name Sea-Monkey as a novelty gift.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a phyllopod crustacean of the genus Artemia, inhabiting the strong brines of salt works and natural salt lakes. See Artemia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small bran-chiopodous crustacean, Artemia salina, found in brackish water and in brine. See Artemia. Also called brine-worm.

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

  • n. common to saline lakes

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