Definitions for brachyuranˌbræk iˈyʊər ən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

brach•y•ur•anˌbræk iˈyʊər ən(adj.)

  1. belonging or pertaining to the suborder Brachyura, comprising the true crabs.

    Category: Invertebrates

  2. (n.)a brachyuran crustacean.

    Category: Invertebrates

Origin of brachyuran:

1875–80; < NL Brachyur(a)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. brachyuran(noun)

    typical crabs


  1. brachyuran(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to crabs.

  2. Origin: From the infraorder Brachyura (the true crabs).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brachyuran(noun)

    one of the Brachyura


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