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malacostracan

/ˌmæləˈkɒstrəkən/
noun
1.
any crustacean of the subclass or group Malacostraca, including lobsters, crabs, woodlice, sand hoppers, and opossum shrimps
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Malacostraca
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin, from Greek malakōstrakos, from malaco- + ostrakon shell
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