from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. any crustacean parasitic on fishes, esp. the parasitic Copepoda, belonging to Caligus, Argulus, and other related genera. See Branchiura.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A general name of crustacean parasites of fishes.

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

  • n. a kind of copepod


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