Zoaea Definition

noun

(zoology) A larval stage of development in crustaceans, especially decapods such as crabs, characterized by spines on the carapace and rudimentary thoracic and abdominal limbs.

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Other Word Forms of Zoaea

Noun

Singular:
zoaea
Plural:
zoaeae, zoaeas

Origin of Zoaea

  • New Latin zoea, from Ancient Greek ζωή (zōē, “life”).

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