megalopa

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megalopa (plural megalopas or megalopae)

  1. The final larval stage found in decapod crustaceans

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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin megalopa, derived from Ancient Greek μεγάλος (megálos, big, great) + ὤψ, ὠπός (ṓps, ōpós, appearance).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /me.ɡaˈlɔ.pa/
  • Rhymes: -ɔpa
  • Hyphenation: me‧ga‧lò‧pa

Noun[edit]

megalopa f (plural megalope)

  1. megalopa

References[edit]

  • megalopa in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana