Palinura

plural noun Pal·i·nu·ra \ ˌpaləˈn(y)u̇rə \

Definition of Palinura

:a tribe of decapod crustaceans (suborder Reptantia) usually having the rostrum and the inner lobes of the second maxillae and first maxillipeds reduced and including the Palinuridae, Scyllaridae, and a few related forms

palinuran

adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of palinura

New Latin, from Palinurus


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