cladoceran


cla·doc·er·an

noun \klə-ˈdä-sə-rən\

Definition of CLADOCERAN

:  any of an order (Cladocera) of minute chiefly freshwater branchiopod crustaceans that includes the water fleas

Origin of CLADOCERAN

New Latin Cladocera, from clad- + Greek keras horn — more at horn
First Known Use: 1909

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