orchestian

Orchestian

Or*ches"tian\, n. [From Gr. ? a dancer. See Orchestra.] (Zo["o]l.) Any species of amphipod crustacean of the genus Orchestia, or family Orchestid[ae]. See Beach flea, under Beach.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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