entomostracous

entomostracan

[en-tuh-mos-truh-kuhn]
noun
1.
any crustacean belonging to the former subclass Entomostraca.
adjective
2.
of or belonging to this subclass.

entomostracous, adjective
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entomostracan (ˌɛntəˈmɒstrəkən)
 
n
1.  any small crustacean of the group (formerly subclass) Entomostraca, including the branchiopods, ostracods, and copepods
 
adj
2.  of, relating to, or belonging to the Entomostraca
 
[C19: from New Latin entomo- + Greek ostrakon shell; see ostracize]
 
ento'mostracous
 
adj

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