from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. A division of amphipod Crustacea, in which the abdomen is small or rudimentary and the legs are often reduced to five pairs. The whale louse, or Cyamus, and Caprella are examples.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An order of edriophthalmous crustaceans, related to the amphipods, by some made a group of Amphipoda.
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