Amphipoda /ˌamfɪˈpəʊdə/

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I. plural noun


[Zoology] an order of chiefly marine crustaceans with a laterally compressed body and a large number of leg-like appendages.
– origin modern Latin (plural), from amphi- ‘of both kinds’ (because some legs are specialized for swimming and some for feeding) + Greek pous, pod- ‘foot’.

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