Potamonidae

plural noun Pot·a·mon·i·dae \ˌpätəˈmänəˌdē\

Definition of Potamonidae

  1. :  a family of freshwater crabs (superfamily Brachyrhyncha) whose young undergo metamorphosis in the egg and hatch as miniature adults — see river crab

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Origin and Etymology of potamonidae

New Latin, from Potamon, type genus (from Greek potamos river) + -idae


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