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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Being or having or resembling a hard shell; Of or belonging to the class of mostly aquatic arthropods.

Usage examples (36)
  • Its beams had become so weakened by the ravages of the crustaceous insects that it had become dangerous.
  • On this shining shell I discovered a new kind of crustaceous animal, of a beautiful ultramarine blue, like the shell; I knew this to be a Pinnothera.
  • Would that be the member for St Albans my crustaceous friend?
  • The Siberian salt-lakes are inhabited by small crustaceous animals; and flamingoes for more
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