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Meaning of CRUSTACEAN

Pronunciation:  kru'steyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  any mainly aquatic arthropod usually having a segmented body and chitinous exoskeleton
 

CRUSTACEAN is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: arthropod, barnacle, brachyuran, branchiopod, branchiopod crustacean, branchiopodan, cerriped, cerripede, chela, class Crustacea, claw, copepod, copepod crustacean, Crustacea, decapod, decapod crustacean, green gland, malacostracan crustacean, mussel shrimp, nipper, ostracod, pincer, seed shrimp, stomatopod, stomatopod crustacean

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Crus*ta"cean\ (kr?s-t?"shan; 97), a. (Zo["o]l.)
Of or pertaining to the Crustacea; crustaceous. -- n. An
animal belonging to the class Crustacea.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A member of the class Crustacea in the phylum Arthropoda (arthropods). The majority of these animals are marine; the rest are aquatic. Examples: crab, lobster, shrimp, barnacle, water flea, crayfish.
 

 

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