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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having oar-like feet.
  • n. Any small insect (usually crustacean or aquatic) with oar-shaped feet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having feet or legs that are used as oars; -- said of certain crustaceans and insects.
  • n. An animal having limbs like oars, especially one of certain crustaceans.
  • n. One of a group of aquatic beetles having tarsi adapted for swimming. See water beetle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having oar-shaped feet, or feet that are used as oars; oar-footed.
  • n. A remiped animal, as a crustacean or an insect.

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