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Meaning of MYSIS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  type genus of the family Mysidae
 

MYSIS is a 5 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: genus Mysis
 
 See Also: arthropod genus, family Mysidae, Mysidae, opossum shrimp

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\My"sis\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a closing of the lips or
eyes.] (Zo["o]l.)
A genus of small schizopod shrimps found both in fresh and
salt water; the opossum shrimps. One species inhabits the
Great Lakes of North America, and is largely eaten by the
whitefish. The marine species form part of the food of right
whales.

 

 

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