- crustal plate,
Origin of crustacean
Examples from the Web for crustacean
Here are four secrets to bring your crustacean habit to a new level.
There is no more caprice in their mode of origin than in that of a crustacean or a bird.
No crustacean, according to Milne Edwards, is destitute of this orifice.A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 2 of 2)|Charles Darwin
The water-flea, Daphnia (a crustacean), lays two kinds of eggs known as “summer” and “winter” eggs.
For the girl was again holding out the tail end of the crustacean, and Jim Dodd's jaws were slowly and reluctantly approaching it.Astounding Stories of Super-Science January 1930|Victor Rousseau
The different species of the genus Artemia (a low form of crustacean) live in brine-pools.Evolution|Joseph Le Conte
adjective Also: crustaceous
Word Origin for crustacean
1835, from Crustacea the class name. As an adjective, 1858 (earlier was crustaceous, 1640s).