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amphipod

[ am-fuh-pod ]
/ ˈæm fəˌpɒd /
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noun
any of numerous small, flat-bodied crustaceans of the group Amphipoda, including the beach fleas, sand hoppers, etc.
adjective
of or relating to the amphipods.
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Origin of amphipod

1825–35; <New Latin Amphipoda;see amphi-, -pod
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British Dictionary definitions for amphipod

amphipod
/ (ˈæmfɪˌpɒd) /

noun
any marine or freshwater crustacean of the order Amphipoda, such as the sand hoppers, in which the body is laterally compressed: subclass Malacostraca
adjective
of, relating to, or belonging to the Amphipoda
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