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- n. One of a pair of broad plates, developed from the outer maxillipeds of crabs, and forming a cover for the other organs in the mouth.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of a pair of broad plates, developed from the outer maxillipeds of crabs, and forming a cover for the other mouth organs.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Crustacea, a lamellar expansion of the ischiopodite and meropodite of the external maxilliped or third thoracic limb, which with its fellow covers the other mouth-parts. It may be terminated by a small jointed endognathal palp.
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