macruran


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macruran

(məˈkrʊərən)
n
(Animals) any decapod crustacean of the group (formerly suborder) Macrura, which includes the lobsters, prawns, and crayfish
adj
(Zoology) of, relating to, or belonging to the Macrura
[C19: via New Latin, from Greek makros long + oura tail]
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