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brachyurous

[brak-ee-yoo r-uh s] /ˌbræk iˈyʊər əs/
adjective, Zoology.
1.
shorttailed, as a crab (opposed to macrurous).
Origin of brachyurous
1820-1830
1820-30; < New Latin Brachyur(a) (see brachyuran) + -ous
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