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pleon

[plee-on] /ˈpli ɒn/
noun
1.
the abdomen of a crustacean.
Origin of pleon
1850-1855
1850-55; noun use of Greek pléōn, present participle of pleîn to swim, sail; see pleopod
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pleonal
[plee-uh-nl] /ˈpli ə nl/ (Show IPA),
pleonic, adjective
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