from The Century Dictionary.

  • Short-tailed: applied to a section of the Crustacea, as the crabs, to distinguish them from the macrurous or long-tailed crustaceans, as the lobsters. Also spelled brachyoural.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Of, pertaining to, or belonging to the Brachyura.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective zoology Of or relating to the Brachyura.


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