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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