maxilliped


max·il·li·ped

noun \mak-ˈsi-lə-ˌped\

Definition of MAXILLIPED

:  any of the crustacean appendages that comprise the first pair or first three pairs situated next behind the maxillae

Origin of MAXILLIPED

International Scientific Vocabulary maxilli- (from Latin maxilla) + -ped
First Known Use: 1846

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