noun Zoology.

the larval stage of marine crabs immediately prior to and resembling the adult stage.

Origin of megalops

1850–55; < New Latin, originally a genus name, equivalent to Greek megal- megal- + ṓps eye, face Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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