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Meaning of CRUSTACEOUS

Pronunciation:  kru'steyshus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  being or having or resembling a hard crust or shell
 

CRUSTACEOUS is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Crus*ta"ceous\ (kr?s-t?"sh?s; 97), a. [NL.
crustaceous. See {crustacea}.]
1. Pertaining to, or of the nature of, crust or shell; having
   a crustlike shell.

2. (Zo["o]l.) Belonging to the Crustacea; crustacean.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Brittle; of marine algae, encrusted with calcium carbonate.
 

 

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