Definition of harpacticoid
: any of an order or suborder (Harpacticoida) of marine or freshwater usually bottom-dwelling copepods
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Origin and Etymology of harpacticoid
New Latin Harpacticoida, group name, from Greek harpaktikos rapacious (from harpaktos snatched, stolen) + New Latin -oida — more at harpactophagous
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