1. [ noun ] (zoology) crustaceans characteristically having five pairs of locomotor appendages each joined to a segment of the thorax
Synonyms: decapod_crustacean
Related terms: crustacean crab prawn crayfish lobster shrimp hermit_crab tropical_prawn Decapoda
2. [ noun ] (zoology) cephalopods having eight short tentacles plus two long ones
Related terms: cephalopod cuttlefish squid spirula Decapoda
Similar spelling:   Decapoda