brachyural definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or relating to the Brachyura.
    • Of, regarding, or of the Brachyura.
  • others:
    • Short-tailed: applied to a section for the Crustacea, because the crabs, to differentiate them from the macrurous or long-tailed crustaceans, due to the fact lobsters. Additionally spelled brachyoural.

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