- any of numerous small, flat-bodied crustaceans of the group Amphipoda, including the beach fleas, sand hoppers, etc.
- of or relating to the amphipods.
Origin of amphipod
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They are also found in some of the semi-terrestrial and purely aquatic Amphipod Crustaceans.
- any marine or freshwater crustacean of the order Amphipoda, such as the sand hoppers, in which the body is laterally compressed: subclass Malacostraca
- of, relating to, or belonging to the Amphipoda
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