Definition of copepod in English:

copepod

Line breaks: co¦pe|pod
Pronunciation: /ˈkəʊpɪpɒd
 
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noun

Zoology
A small or microscopic aquatic crustacean of the large class Copepoda.
More example sentences
  • Blacksmith are plankton feeders preferring zooplankton, including copepods, and the eggs and larvae of other marine organisms.
  • The most numerous inhabitants are hydroids and copepods.
  • This type of feeding can be found among certain spiders, mantids, scorpions, copepods, and midges.

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