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Meaning of "decapod" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DECAPOD

decapod  [ˈdɛkəˌpɒd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DECAPOD

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Decapod can act as a noun and an adjective.
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WHAT DOES DECAPOD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Decapod

Several things share the name decapod, from the Greek decapoda meaning "ten-legged": ▪ Crustaceans in the Order Decapoda, such as lobsters and crabs ▪ Several steam locomotive wheel arrangements were also called Decapods, especially the 2-10-0 ▪ Decapod was an experimental 0-10-0 steam locomotive built by the Great Eastern Railway. Also: ▪ Decapodians are decapod-like fictional characters in the cartoon series Futurama ▪ Decapodiformes are ten-limbed cephalopods with eight arms and two tentacles...

Definition of decapod in the English dictionary

The first definition of decapod in the dictionary is any crustacean of the mostly marine order Decapoda, having five pairs of walking limbs: includes the crabs, lobsters, shrimps, prawns, and crayfish. Other definition of decapod is any cephalopod mollusc of the order Decapoda, having a ring of eight short tentacles and two longer ones: includes the squids and cuttlefish. Decapod is also of, relating to, or belonging to either of these orders.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DECAPOD


actinopod
ækˈtɪnəˌpɒd
arthropod
ˈɑːθrəˌpɒd
brachiopod
ˈbreɪkɪəˌpɒd
branchiopod
ˈbræŋkɪəˌpɒd
cephalopod
ˈsɛfələˌpɒd
chaetopod
ˈkiːtəˌpɒd
chenopod
ˈkiːnəˌpɒd
chilopod
ˈkaɪləˌpɒd
gastropod
ˈɡæstrəˌpɒd
hexapod
ˈhɛksəˌpɒd
lycopod
ˈlaɪkəˌpɒd
myriapod
ˈmɪrɪəˌpɒd
octopod
ˈɒktəˌpɒd
ornithopod
ˈɔːnɪθəˌpɒd
orthopod
ˈɔːθəˌpɒd
pleopod
ˈpliːəˌpɒd
pteropod
ˈtɛrəˌpɒd
sauropod
ˈsɔːrəˌpɒd
stomatopod
ˈstɒmətəˌpɒd
tetrapod
ˈtɛtrəˌpɒd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DECAPOD

decant
decant tenant
decantate
decantation
decanter
decapitalise
decapitalize
decapitate
decapitation
decapitator
decapodal
decapodan
decapodous
Decapolis
decapsulate
decapsulation
decarb
decarbonate
decarbonation
decarbonator

WORDS THAT END LIKE DECAPOD

amphipod
apod
bipod
copepod
isopod
macropod
monkeypod
peapod
pod
pseudopod
satinpod
schizopod
seed pod
spod
steganopod
theropod
tripod
unipod
uropod
vanilla pod

Synonyms and antonyms of decapod in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «decapod» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DECAPOD

Find out the translation of decapod to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of decapod from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «decapod» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

十足目
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

decápodo
570 millions of speakers

English

decapod
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

दस पैरवाला जलचर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

العشارى الأرجل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

десятиногих
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

decapod
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ডেকাপোদ্
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

décapode
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Decapod
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

decapod
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

十脚甲殻類
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

십각류
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Decapod
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

loại thập túc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தசக்காலி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

डिकिपोड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

on bacaklı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

decapode
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

decapod
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

десятиногих
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

decapod
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δεκάποδος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

decapod
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

decapod
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

decapod
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of decapod

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DECAPOD»

The term «decapod» is regularly used and occupies the 77.122 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DECAPOD» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about decapod

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DECAPOD»

Discover the use of decapod in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to decapod and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Decapod Crustacean Phylogenetics
This work will be of great interest to researchers, instructors, and students in marine biology, evolutionary biology, crustacean biology, resource management, and biodiversity database management.
Joel W. Martin, Keith A. Crandall, Darryl L. Felder, 2009
2
Marine Decapod Crustacea of Southern Australia: A Guide to ...
More than 800 of these papers and books are cited. This is the only available single text for identifying crustacean species in any part of Australia.
Gary C. B. Poore, Shane T. Ahyong, 2004
3
Advances in Decapod Crustacean Research
Proceedings of the 7th Colloquium Crustacea Decapoda Mediterranea, held at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon, Portugal, 6-9 September 1999
José P.M. Paula, Augusto A.V. Flores, Charles Fransen, 2001
4
Cretaceous and Eocene Decapod Crustaceans from Southern ...
A large collection of fossil decapod crustaceans from Cretaceous and Eocene rocks of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, has yielded a remarkably diverse fauna.
‎2003
5
Issues of Decapod Crustacean Biology
This volume presents the proceedings of the eighth Colloquium Crustacea Decapoda Mediterranea, which was held at the Ionian University on Corfu Island, Greece, from 2 to 6 September 2002, and reflects recent advancements in decapod ...
Maria Thessalou-Legaki, 2006
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Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic Coast of Canada
Eighty-nine species of decapod crustaceans from the Atlantic coast of Canada are described (including details of mouthparts and other appendages) and original drawings provided for each.
Hubert Jacob Squires, 1990
7
Reproductive Biology of Crustaceans: Case Studies of Decapod ...
This book is an overview of the extensive research that has taken place over the recent years on issues of crustacean reproduction.
Elena Mente, 2008
8
Effects of chlorinated seawater on decapod crustaceans and ...
Earlier work with decapod larvae has been carried out in static systems of varying dimensions. As outlined earlier, the experiments described herein required a flow -through system to continuously maintain the toxicant concentration.
Morris H. Roberts, Chae E. Laird, Jerome E. Illowsky, 1979
9
The Biology of Decapod Crustacean Larvae
;All these traits are reviewed in this volume, attempting to promote an integrated, multidisciplinary view of the biology of larval Decapoda and other crustacean taxa.
Klaus Anger, 2001
10
Decapod Crustaceans from the Panama Region. by Mary J. Rathbun
Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
Mary Jane Rathbun, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DECAPOD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term decapod is used in the context of the following news items.
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Page H. Onorato: Revisiting beach food
Diners peel their own, of course, and eaten along with a salad and a loaf of crusty bread, the little decapod crustaceans make a beach night ... «Kewanee Star Courier, Jul 15»
2
Star Ingredient of the Season: Prawns
Though many people use "prawn" and "shrimp" interchangably, the two decapod crustaceans differ in one big way—their size. Living in ... «Houstonia Magazine, Jul 15»
3
Boiling crawfish for a cause
Crawfish, crayfish or crawdad — no matter what you call the tiny crustaceans, the small freshwater decapod makes for a good supper. «Appeal-Democrat, Jul 15»
4
Throwback Thursday: Shrimporee, 1985
Aransas Pass has hosted its annual salute to the decapod since 1948. The festival originally began when the town was the shrimp capital of the ... «Corpus Christi Caller-Times, Jun 15»
5
Shrimp shells yield solar power, reveals research
The term shrimp is used to refer to some decapod crustaceans, although the exact animals covered can vary. Used broadly, it may cover any of ... «Far Eastern Agriculture, Jun 15»
6
Monster Eel Caught In The UK
Cleaner shrimp is a generic term for any swimming decapod crustacean that cleans other organisms of parasites. This symbiotic relationship ... «International Business Times AU, May 15»
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We Stop Listening To New Music At Age 33? Hardly… Here Are 17 …
Their entire reason for being is to help you find that unusual recording. I once bought a tape of amplified decapod noises from them. It's that ... «Unicorn Booty, May 15»
8
Four of the most expensive foods in Vietnam
King crabs are a superfamily of crab-like decapod crustaceans chiefly found in cold seas. Because of their large size and the taste of their meat, ... «VietNamNet Bridge, Apr 15»
9
Rob finds mole crabs
Once they have a limit of tasty phytoplankton (you can add that word in a sentence with “decapod crustaceans” and people will assume you're ... «Coos Bay World, Apr 15»
10
Panglao launches coral reef ecosystems rehabilitation
The area covers some 15,000 hectares that produce 1,200 species plus of decapod (10-footed) crustaceans and some 6,000 species of ... «Bohol News Today, Apr 15»

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