Penaeus

noun
Pe·​nae·​us | \ pə̇ˈnēəs\

Definition of Penaeus

: a genus (the type of the family Peneidae) of edible prawns with well-developed rostrum and exopodites on all but the last pair of legs

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History and Etymology for Penaeus

New Latin, probably from Latin Peneus, river in northwestern Peloponnesus, Greece, from Greek Pēneios

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