plural noun
Ca·​ri·​des | \ kəˈrī(ˌ)dēz, ˈkarəˌdēz \

Definition of Carides

: a tribe of decapod crustaceans (suborder Natantia) containing most shrimps, prawns, and related forms in which the lateral plates of the second abdominal segment overlap those of the first

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Other Words from Carides

caridoid \ ˈkarəˌdȯid \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Carides

New Latin, from Latin, plural of carid-, caris

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“Carides.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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