from The Century Dictionary.
- A division of malacostracous Crustacea, having the eyes borne upon movable eye-stalks or opnthalmites, and the cephalothorax forming a carapace; the stalk-eyed crustaceans: distinguished from
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun plural (Zoöl.) The stalk-eyed Crustacea, -- an order of Crustacea having the eyes supported on movable stalks. It includes the crabs, lobsters, and prawns. Called also
Podophthalmata, and Decapoda.
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