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- n. A larval crustacean in a stage following the nauplius, having about seven pairs of appendages.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A larval crustacean in a stage following the nauplius, and having about seven pairs of appendages.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A later stage in the development of some crustaceans, after the first nauplius form, and before the zoëa stage is reached; a crustacean of this later naupliiform character.
meta- + nauplius (Wiktionary)