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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun plural (Zoöl.) An order of Crustacea including the squillas. The maxillipeds are leglike in form, and the large claws are comblike. They have a large and elongated abdomen, which contains a part of the stomach and heart; the abdominal appendages are large, and bear the gills. Called also
Gastrula, Stomatopoda, and Squilloidea.
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