Pod`oph*thal"mi*a (?), n. pl. [NL. See Podophthalmic.] Zool.

The stalk-eyed Crustacea, -- an order of Crustacea having the eyes supported on movable stalks. It includes the crabs, lobsters, and prawns. Called also Podophthalmata, and Decapoda.

 

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