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Meaning of SWIMMERET

Pronunciation:  'swimu`ret

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  one of the paired abdominal appendages of certain aquatic crustaceans that function primarily for carrying the eggs in females and are usually adapted for swimming
 

SWIMMERET is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: pleopod
 
 See Also: appendage, extremity, isopod, lobster, member, shrimp

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Swim"mer*et\, n. (Zo["o]l.)
One of a series of flat, fringed, and usually bilobed,
appendages, of which several pairs occur on the abdominal
somites of many crustaceans. They are used as fins in
swimming.

 

 

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