maxilliped

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max·il·li·ped

 (măk-sĭl′ə-pĕd′)
n.
One of a set of three paired appendages on the thorax of a decapod crustacean, located just posterior to the maxillae and used in feeding.

maxilliped

(mækˈsɪlɪˌpɛd) or

maxillipede

n
(Zoology) any member of three pairs of appendages in crustaceans, behind the maxillae: specialized for feeding
[C19: maxilli-, from maxilla + -ped]
maxˌilliˈpedary adj

max•il•li•ped

(mækˈsɪl əˌpɛd)

n.
any member of the three pairs of appendages situated immediately behind the maxillae of crustaceans.
[1840–50]
max`il•li•ped′a•ry, adj.