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Date: 1800-1900
Language: Modern Latin
Origin: crustaceus, from Latin crusta; CRUST

crustacean

noun
     
Related topics: Animals
crus‧ta‧cean [countable] technical
HBA an animal such as a lobster or a crab that has a hard outer shell and several pairs of legs, and usually lives in water
crustacean adjective

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