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- n. The thin, flat, transparent larval stage of certain lobsters.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The larva of the spiny lobsters (Palinurus and allied genera). Its body is remarkably thin, flat, and transparent; the legs are very long. Called also glass-crab, and glass-shrimp.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A spurious genus of crustaceans, based on certain larval forms called by Leach Phyllosoma clavicornis. See glass-crab.
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