dec|a|pod «DEHK uh pod», noun, adjective.
1. any one of an order of crustaceans having ten legs or arms, such as a lobster, crab, or crayfish.
2. any one of a suborder of mollusks having ten arms or tentacles, such as a squid or cuttlefish.
having ten legs, arms, or tentacles.
[< New Latin Decapoda the order name < Greek déka ten + poús, podós foot]

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