swimmeret

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noun swim·mer·et \ˌswi-mə-ˈret, ˈswi-mə-ˌ\

Definition of swimmeret

  1. :  one of a series of small unspecialized appendages under the abdomen of many crustaceans that are best developed in some decapods (such as a lobster) and usually function in locomotion or reproduction

First Known Use of swimmeret

1840


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