Decapod meaning

dĕk'ə-pŏd'
Any of various crustaceans of the order Decapoda, characteristically having five pairs of walking legs attached to the thorax and three pairs of maxillipeds used for feeding, and including the crabs, lobsters, and shrimps.
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Any of various cephalopod mollusks having eight arms and two tentacles, and including the squids and cuttlefishes.
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Ten-legged.
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Any of an order (Decapoda) of crustaceans having ten legs, as a lobster, shrimp, or crab.
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A squid.
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Any of various crustaceans of the order Decapoda, characteristically having five pairs of walking legs attached to the thorax and three pairs of maxillipeds used for feeding, and including the crabs, lobsters, and shrimps.
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Any of various cephalopod mollusks having eight arms and two tentacles, and including the squids and cuttlefishes.
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Any of various crustaceans of the order Decapoda, characteristically having ten legs, each joined to a segment of the thorax. Crabs, hermit crabs, lobsters, and shrimp are decapods.
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A cephalopod mollusk, such as a squid or cuttlefish, having ten armlike tentacles.
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(zoology) Having ten legs.
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(zoology) Any of various animals having ten legs or similar appendages, especially mollusks such as squid and cuttlefish.
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(zoology) Any crustacean, of the order Decapoda, such as crabs or lobsters.
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(rail transport) A nickname for either the 0-10-0 or 2-10-0 train configurations. Sometimes capitalized.
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A decapod, the 0-10-0 and 2-10-0 steam locomotive configurations.
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Origin of decapod

From New Latin Decapoda crustacean order name deca– -poda -pod Sense 2, from New Latin Decapoda former cephalopod order name deca– -poda -pod