Meaning of decapod
Pronunciation: (dek'u-pod"), [key]
- any crustacean of the order Decapoda, having five pairs of walking legs, including the crabs, lobsters, crayfish, prawns, and shrimps.
- any dibranchiate cephalopod having ten arms, as the cuttlefish or squid.
- (cap.) a steam locomotive having a two-wheeled front truck, ten driving wheels, and no rear truck. See table under
- belonging or pertaining to the decapods.
- having ten feet or legs.
- decapod (Thesaurus)