Origin of crustaceous
Related formsnon·crus·ta·ceous, adjective
Examples from the Web for crustaceous
Another very distinct group with silvery foliage—the crustaceous group—contains some of our choicest Alpines.
Fruit drupe-like when fresh, more or less compressed; endocarp (nutlet) crustaceous.
As we proceeded on the soft, crustaceous surface, diminutive spouts of vapor would spit forth, as if to resent our intrusion.
There are fourteen species of shells, and seven among the crustaceous.The Oriental Republic of Uruguay at the World's Columbian Exhibition, Chicago, 1893|Carlos Maria de Pena
Fruit a kind of dry drupe, with a crustaceous or bony nut-shell, containing a large 4-lobed orthotropous seed.