swimmeret


swim·mer·et

noun \ˌswi-mə-ˈret, ˈswi-mə-ˌ\

Definition of SWIMMERET

:  one of a series of small unspecialized appendages under the abdomen of many crustaceans that are best developed in some decapods (as a lobster) and usually function in locomotion or reproduction

First Known Use of SWIMMERET

1840

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