opossum shrimp

noun

Definition of opossum shrimp

: a small crustacean of the order Mysidacea with females that carry their eggs in a pouch between the legs

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“Opossum shrimp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/opossum%20shrimp. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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