plural noun
Oxy·sto·ma·ta | \ -ˈstōmətə \

Definition of Oxystomata 

: a small superfamily or other division of crabs having the buccal area produced anteriorly and more or less acutely triangular and having almost no rostrum

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Other words from Oxystomata

oxystomatous \¦⸗⸗¦stämətəs, -tōm- \ adjective
oxystome \ˈ⸗⸗ˌstōm \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Oxystomata

New Latin, from oxy- + -stomata

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