plural noun

: an order of obscure microscopic crustaceans living in intertidal sands and considered to be related to the copepods

Word History


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

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“Mystacocarida.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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