nematocarcinidæ love

Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!



from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A family of caridean macrurous crustaceans in which the animal is slender and smooth, the first antennæ have two long slender flagella, the second antennæ have a long narrow scale and an elongated slender flagellurn, and the telson is slender and tapering. It includes the two genera Nematocarcinus and Stochasmus.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.