Triops

noun
Tri·​ops | \ ˈtrīˌäps \

Definition of Triops

: a genus of freshwater crustaceans (family Triopidae) having the head and thorax covered with an oval shield-shaped shell and a small third median eye

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History and Etymology for Triops

New Latin, from tri- + -ops

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“Triops.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Triops. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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