Cryptobranchiata

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Cryptobranchiata (Zoöl) A division of the Amphibia; the Derotremata.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • cryptobranchiata A group of animals having concealed gills. Specifically— A division of crustaceans, including the decapods.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. krypto`s hidden + L. branchia, a gill