Hippolyte

noun
Hip·pol·y·te | \hiˈpälə(ˌ)tē\

Definition of Hippolyte 

: a common and widely distributed genus (the type of the family Hippolytidae) of small prawns having the abdomen sharply bent at the third segment

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Other Words from Hippolyte

hippolytid \-tə̇d \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Hippolyte

New Latin, after Hippolyte, Amazon in Greek mythology, from Greek Hippolytē

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