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Meaning of COPEPODA

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  minute planktonic or parasitic crustaceans
 

COPEPODA is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: subclass Copepoda
 
 See Also: Branchiura, class, class Crustacea, copepod, copepod crustacean, Crustacea, genus Cyclops, order Branchiura

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Co*pep"o*da\, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ? an oar + -poda.]
(Zo["o]l.)
An order of Entomostraca, including many minute Crustacea,
both fresh-water and marine.

Note: They have a distinct carapace. The eggs are carried in
      a pair of external pouches. Some are parasites of
      fishes.

 

 

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