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  • n. A copepod within the order Siphonostomatoida; a kind of marine ectoparasite that feeds on the mucus, epidermal tissue and blood of fishes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Any one of numerous species of isopod crustaceans of Cymothoa, Livoneca, and allied genera, mostly parasites on fishes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. marine isopod crustacean


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