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Meaning of ASTACUS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  type genus of the family Astacidae; Old World crayfish
 

ASTACUS is a 7 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: genus Astacus
 
 See Also: arthropod genus, Astacidae, Astacura, ecrevisse, family Astacidae, Old World crayfish

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\As"ta*cus\, n. [L. astacus a crab, Gr. ?.] (Zo["o]l.)
A genus of crustaceans, containing the crawfish of
fresh-water lobster of Europe, and allied species of western
North America. See {Crawfish}.

 

 

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