from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various predominantly aquatic arthropods of the class Crustacea, including lobsters, crabs, shrimps, and barnacles, characteristically having a segmented body, a chitinous exoskeleton, and paired, jointed limbs.
- adj. Of or belonging to the Crustacea.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any arthropod of the subphylum Crustacea, including lobsters, crabs, shrimp, barnacles and woodlice.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to the Crustacea; crustaceous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the Crustacea.
- n. One of the Crustacea.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any mainly aquatic arthropod usually having a segmented body and chitinous exoskeleton
- adj. of or belonging to the class Crustacea
Okay, it's sorta cute to have "Lobsters" and "Crabs" on the door at Joe's Crab Shack, but which crustacean is more masculine?
Cymothoa exigua, a crustacean, is the only known parasite that effectively replaces a body organ.
The independence of a living thing like a human being or a crustacean is a product of the imagination.
Webster and Steve Morris from the University of Bristol in England looked at the so-called crustacean hyperglycemic hormone (CHH), which, among other things, controls the conversion of stored energy in the muscles (called glycogen) into usable fuel (called glucose).
Brown points out that pill bugs, or whatever other names they are known by, are not actually insects, but rather a type of crustacean, which is why they require a moist habitat.
These are clearly still just a kind of crustacean!
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a kind of crustacean living in the lakes here, very much like an ordinary crab.
In 1984, watermen captured 4 million pounds of the crustacean.
He doesn't get much feedback from the crustacean, but it's been a different story over the years with family dogs and cats.