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amphipod

[am-fuh-pod] /ˈæm fəˌpɒd/
noun
1.
any of numerous small, flat-bodied crustaceans of the group Amphipoda, including the beach fleas, sand hoppers, etc.
adjective
2.
of or relating to the amphipods.
Origin of amphipod
1825-1835
1825-35; < New Latin Amphipoda; see amphi-, -pod
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amphipod

/ˈæmfɪˌpɒd/
noun
1.
any marine or freshwater crustacean of the order Amphipoda, such as the sand hoppers, in which the body is laterally compressed: subclass Malacostraca
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Amphipoda
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