acan·​tho·​so·​ma | \ əˌkan(t)thəˈsōmə\
plural acanthosomas\ -​ōməz \ or acanthosomata\ -​ōmətə \

Definition of acanthosoma

: a peneid zoea

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First Known Use of acanthosoma

1846, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acanthosoma

New Latin, from acanth- + -soma; from its spiny carapace

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