maxilliped

noun
max·​il·​li·​ped | \ mak-ˈsi-lə-ˌped How to pronounce maxilliped (audio) \

Definition of maxilliped

: any of the crustacean appendages that comprise the first pair or first three pairs situated next behind the maxillae

First Known Use of maxilliped

1846, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for maxilliped

International Scientific Vocabulary maxilli- (from Latin maxilla) + -ped

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