Macrura

plural noun
Ma·cru·ra | \məˈkru̇rə\

Definition of Macrura 

in some classifications

: a suborder of Decapoda comprising crustaceans (as shrimps, lobsters, prawns) with well-developed abdomens — compare brachyura

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Other Words from Macrura

macrural \-u̇rəl \ adjective
macruran \-u̇rən \ adjective or noun
macruroid \-u̇ˌrȯid \ adjective

History and Etymology for Macrura

New Latin, from macr- + -ura

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