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- n. type genus of the family Triopidae: small crustaceans with a small third median eye
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Also called triops, these crustaceans are most notable for appearing in this awesome YouTube video.
July 11, 2008 at 2:52 pm in spekin of fishies eye got sum triops dey r liek horshoe crabs. she 8 1. iwas not mad though.
She explained that she and her children raised triops, tiny crustaceans, and examined the eggs under the microscope.
If we got 1,000 illegal on jsut 4 triops in the past month, imagine what will be happening when the weather is calm.
You can also triops (sometimes called aquasaurs), which are similar to sea monkeys in that they are crustaceans, but triops are much larger.