brine shrimp


a small crustacean, Artemia salina, of the order Anostraca, common to saline lakes, including Great Salt Lake in Utah.

Nearby words

  1. brindisi,
  2. brindle,
  3. brindled,
  4. brindley,
  5. brine,
  6. brinell hardness number,
  7. brinelling,
  8. bring,
  9. bring about,
  10. bring around

Origin of brine shrimp

First recorded in 1830–40 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019