noun Pa·lae·mon \pəˈlēˌmän\

Definition of Palaemon

  1. :  a large widely distributed genus (the type of the family Palaemonidae) of prawns with prominently toothed rostrum and three-jointed mandibular palp


\-mənə̇d\ adjective or noun


\-ˌnȯid\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of palaemon

New Latin, from Latin, name of a sea god, from Greek Palaimōn

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