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Definition 1: one of the paired abdominal appendages of certain aquatic crustaceans that function primarily for carrying the eggs in females and are usually adapted for swimming - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for pleopod in the sense of this definition

(pleopod is a kind of ...) an external body part that projects from the body

"it is important to keep the extremities warm"

(... is part of pleopod) any of several edible marine crustaceans of the families Homaridae and Nephropsidae and Palinuridae

(... is part of pleopod) small slender-bodied chiefly marine decapod crustaceans with a long tail and single pair of pincers; many species are edible

(... is part of pleopod) any of various small terrestrial or aquatic crustaceans with seven pairs of legs adapted for crawling

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