plural noun
Na·​he·​carida | \ ˌnäəˈkarədə \

Definition of Nahecarida

: a subdivision of Malacostraca comprising extinct crustaceans that are similar in some respects to members of Phyllocarida

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History and Etymology for Nahecarida

New Latin, from Nahecaris, genus of crustaceans in some classifications (probably from Nahe, river in western Germany + New Latin -caris) + -ida

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“Nahecarida.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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