genus Mysis


genus Mysis
noun
type genus of the family Mysidae
Syn: ↑Mysis
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Mysidae, ↑family Mysidae
Member Meronyms: ↑opossum shrimp

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  • Mysis — My sis, prop. n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a closing of the lips or eyes.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of small schizopod shrimps found both in fresh and salt water; the opossum shrimps. One species inhabits the Great Lakes of North America, and is largely eaten by …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Mysidae — noun small shrimp like crustaceans • Syn: ↑family Mysidae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Mysidacea, ↑order Mysidacea • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • mysid — /muy sid/, n. 1. any member of the malacostracan order Mysidacea, the opossum shrimps, esp. of the genus Mysis. adj. 2. of or pertaining to such shrimps. [1940 45; < NL Mysidae a family of the order, equiv. to Mys(is) the type genus ( < Gk mýsis… …   Universalium

  • family Mysidae — noun small shrimp like crustaceans • Syn: ↑Mysidae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Mysidacea, ↑order Mysidacea • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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