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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various shrimplike crustaceans such as the krill and the mysids, formerly classified in the order Schizopoda.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having the feet cleft and apparently double, as an opossum-shrimp; specifically, of or pertaining to the Schizopoda.
  • noun A member of the Schizopoda, as an opossum-shrimp.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to a schizopod, or the Schizopoda.
  • noun (Zoöl.) one of the Schizopoda. Also used adjectively.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun zoology Any of the Schizopoda.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From New Latin Schizopoda, former order name : schizo– + New Latin -poda, -pod.]

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