brachyuran definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or of the Brachyura, a group of crustaceans including the true crabs, described as a quick abdomen concealed under the cephalothorax.
    • Of or regarding crabs.
  • noun:
    • a part of the Brachyura.
    • among the Brachyura.
    • the brachyurous crustaceans. Also brachyouran.
    • typical crabs

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