Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The name given by Bose (1802) to the larvæ of certain decapod crustaceans under the impression that they were adults constituting a distinct genus.

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

  • noun (Zoöl.) A peculiar larval stage of certain decapod Crustacea, especially of crabs and certain Anomura.

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  • noun zoology A peculiar larval stage of certain decapod crustaceans, especially of crabs and certain Anomura. Also called the copepod stage.

Etymologies

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New Latin, from Ancient Greek ζῷον. Coined by Bose in 1802.

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