Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a shrimp.

Etymologies

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shrimp +‎ -like

Examples

  • Those are eyes on stalks up there on the head, and the "shrimplike" appendages serve to push food into its mouth.

    December 2008

  • Or consider the mako shark that fed on the barracuda that fed on the fish that fed on the lugworms and tiny shrimplike crustaceans that dined on the tiny granular fragments of plastic that have been steadily accumulating in the environment over the past forty years.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Most other whales don't have teeth at all and filter-feed on plankton or shrimplike krill.

    Prehistoric Whale Ate Other Whales For Breakfast

  • These small, shrimplike animals are dependent upon the sea ice, and the decrease in this ice has greatly impacted their life cycle.

    The Great Penguin Rescue

  • The design is based on an extinct shrimplike invertebrate.

    Walking Vehicles, Part 1

  • The creatures were seemingly related to other tiny shrimplike swimmers thriving on shelves beneath the largely unexplored Ross Sea .

    What's in a Name? The Future of Life

  • They were so big, you could see their eyes, little shrimplike back dots that twitched.

    Hammock of Spiders

  • Tolland clicked open the photo, revealing an exceptionally ugly shrimplike creature with whiskers and fluorescent pink antennae.

    Deception Point

  • Clarke drifts closer; a tiny shrimplike creature trembles on the substrate.

    Starfish

  • Antarctica was the antithesis of the jungle or the rain forest, where everything burgeoned and mutated and thousands of species and tens of thousands of * A krill is a small, shrimplike marine crustacean and a vital constituent of the Antarctic food chain.

    Terra Incognita

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