brachyurous

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brach·y·u·ran

 (brăk′ē-yo͝or′ən)
n.
Any of various decapod crustaceans of the infraorder Brachyura; a crab.

[From New Latin Brachyūra, infraorder name : Greek brakhu-, brachy- + Greek ourā, tail; see -urous.]

brach′y·u′ran, brach′y·u′rous (-yo͝or′əs) adj.
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Adj.1.brachyurous - of or belonging to the suborder Brachyura
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