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brachyurous

[brak-ee-yoo r-uh s] /ˌbræk iˈyʊər əs/
adjective, Zoology
1.
shorttailed, as a crab (opposed to macrurous).
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < Neo-Latin Brachyura name of the group. See brachy-, -urous
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