Triopidae

noun
a family of Notostraca
Syn: ↑family Triopidae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Notostraca, ↑order Notostraca

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\\trīˈäpəˌdē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin Triop-, Triops, type genus + -idae
: a family of small active sessile-eyed aquatic crustaceans (order Notostraca) — see lepidurus, triops

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  • family Triopidae — noun a family of Notostraca • Syn: ↑Triopidae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Notostraca, ↑order Notostraca …   Useful english dictionary

  • arthropod family — noun any of the arthropods • Hypernyms: ↑family • Hyponyms: ↑Phalangiidae, ↑family Phalangiidae, ↑Argiopidae, ↑family Argiopidae, ↑orb weaver, ↑Theridiidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Notostraca — noun small freshwater crustaceans with a shield shaped carapace • Syn: ↑order Notostraca • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Branchiopoda, ↑subclass Branchiopoda • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • order Notostraca — noun small freshwater crustaceans with a shield shaped carapace • Syn: ↑Notostraca • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Branchiopoda, ↑subclass Branchiopoda • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Triops — noun type genus of the family Triopidae: small crustaceans with a small third median eye • Syn: ↑genus Triops • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Branchiopoda, ↑subclass Branchiopoda • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Apodidae — noun swifts; in former classifications included in the order Coraciiformes • Syn: ↑family Apodidae • Hypernyms: ↑bird family • Member Holonyms: ↑Apodiformes, ↑order Apodiformes • Member Me …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Triops — noun type genus of the family Triopidae: small crustaceans with a small third median eye • Syn: ↑Triops • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Branchiopoda, ↑subclass Branchiopoda • Member …   Useful english dictionary

  • lepidurus — ˈd(y)u̇rəs noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from lepid + urus : a genus of phyllopod crustaceans of the family Triopidae including a species (L. couesi) common in western No. America …   Useful english dictionary

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