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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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