Mac·ro·brachium | \ ¦makrō+\
Definition of Macrobrachium
: a genus of large stout chiefly tropical shrimps including one (M. jamaicenœ) that occurs in freshwaters of Florida and the Gulf coast to Brazil and sometimes attains a length of 17 inches and a weight of over 3 pounds
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