from The Century Dictionary.
- A group of thoracostracous crustaceans, of which the type is the genus Cuma.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun plural (Zoöl.) An order of marine Crustacea, mostly of small size.
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The dredgings here yielded to Dr. Kjellman some algæ, and to Dr. Stuxberg masses of a species of cumacea, _Diastylis Rathkei_ Kr., of
The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II
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