plural noun Cat·o·met·o·pa \ˌkatˈmetəpə\

Definition of Catometopa

in former classifications

  1. :  a division of crabs comprising the grapsoid members of Brachyrhyncha


\-ˈmetˌōp, -eˌtōp\ noun, plural


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Origin and Etymology of catometopa

New Latin, from cato- + Latin metopa metope — more at metope

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