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macrurous

[ muh-kroor-uhs ]
/ məˈkrʊər əs /
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adjective Zoology.
long-tailed, as a lobster (opposed to brachyurous).
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Origin of macrurous

1820–30; <New Latin Macrur(a) (see macruran) + -ous
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