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Meaning of MALACOSTRACA

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  largest subclass of Crustacea including most of the well-known marine, freshwater, and terrestrial crustaceans: crabs; lobsters; shrimps; sow bugs; beach flies
 

MALACOSTRACA is a 12 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: subclass Malacostraca
 
 See Also: Amphipoda, category, class, class Crustacea, Crustacea, Decapoda, Euphausiacea, family, Isopoda, malacostracan crustacean, Mysidacea, order Amphipoda, order Decapoda, order Euphausiacea, order Isopoda, order Mysidacea

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mal`a*cos"tra*ca\, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ? soft +
? shell of a testacean.] (Zo["o]l.)
A subclass of Crustacea, including Arthrostraca and
Thoracostraca, or all those higher than the Entomostraca.

 

 

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