Thelphusa

noun
Thel·​phu·​sa | \ thelˈfyüsə \

Definition of Thelphusa

: a genus (the type of the family Thelphusidae) of freshwater crabs living in or on river banks in warm countries

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Other Words from Thelphusa

thelphusian \ (ˈ)thel¦fyüsēən , -​üshən \ adjective or noun

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“Thelphusa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Thelphusa. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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