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1. decapod  (noun) 
cephalopods having eight short tentacles plus two long ones



  More Specific:
squid - widely distributed fast-moving ten-armed cephalopod mollusk having a long tapered body with triangular tail fins
cuttlefish / cuttle - ten-armed oval-bodied cephalopod with narrow fins as long as the body and a large calcareous internal shell
spirula / Spirula peronii - a small tropical cephalopod of the genus Spirula having prominent eyes and short arms and a many-chambered shell coiled in a flat spiral


  Member Meronym:
    Decapoda     order Decapoda


  More Generic:
    cephalopod     cephalopod mollusk


2. decapod  (noun) 
crustaceans characteristically having five pairs of locomotor appendages each joined to a segment of the thorax

  Also known as: decapod crustacean


  More Specific:
crab - decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers
lobster - any of several edible marine crustaceans of the families Homaridae and Nephropsidae and Palinuridae
crayfish / crawfish / crawdad / crawdaddy - small freshwater decapod crustacean that resembles a lobster
hermit crab - small soft-bodied marine crustaceans living in cast-off shells of gastropods
shrimp - small slender-bodied chiefly marine decapod crustaceans with a long tail and single pair of pincers
prawn - shrimp-like decapod crustacean having two pairs of pincers
tropical prawn - edible tropical and warm-water prawn


  Member Meronym:
    Decapoda     order Decapoda


  More Generic:
    crustacean


 

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