Eucarida

plural noun Eu·carida \(¦)yü+\

Definition of Eucarida

  1. :  an extensive group of crustaceans having the thoracic segments covered by and fused with a carapace and the eyes on movable stalks and constituting the orders Euphausiacea and Decapoda of the subclass Malacostraca

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Origin and Etymology of eucarida

New Latin, from eu- + -carida (from Latin carid-, caris, a kind of sea crab) — more at -caris


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