brachyuran


brachyuran
brach•y•ur•an
[[t]ˌbræk iˈyʊər ən[/t]] adj.
1) ivt belonging or pertaining to the suborder Brachyura, comprising the true crabs
2) ivt a brachyuran crustacean
Etymology: 1875–80; < NLBrachyur(a)

From formal English to slang. 2014.