from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See mysid.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. any schizopod crustacean of the genus Mysis and allied genera. See Schizopoda.
- n. See under Opossum.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A schizopodous crustacean or shrimp of the family Mysidæ: so called because the females carry their eggs in pouches between the thoracic legs. See Mysis.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. shrimp-like crustaceans whose females carry eggs and young in a pouch between the legs
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