Definition of brachyura in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌbrakēˈyo͝orə/

plural noun

A tribe or suborder of crustaceans that have short abdomens folded toward the ventral surface. It includes the true crabs.


From brachy- + Greek oura 'tail'.

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Syllabification: brach·y·u·ra

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