Hippolyte

noun Hip·pol·y·te \hiˈpälə(ˌ)tē\

Definition of Hippolyte

  1. :  a common and widely distributed genus (the type of the family Hippolytidae) of small prawns having the abdomen sharply bent at the third segment

hippolytid

\-tə̇d\ adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of hippolyte

New Latin, after Hippolyte, Amazon in Greek mythology, from Greek Hippolytē


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