Mystacocarida

plural noun

Mys·​ta·​co·​car·​i·​da
ˌmistə̇kōˈkarədə
: an order of obscure microscopic crustaceans living in intertidal sands and considered to be related to the copepods

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek (Doric) mystak-, mystax upper lip, moustache + New Latin Carida

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“Mystacocarida.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mystacocarida. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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