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Noun: decapod  'de-ku,pód
  1. Crustaceans characteristically having five pairs of locomotor appendages each joined to a segment of the thorax
    - decapod crustacean
  2. Cephalopods having eight short tentacles plus two long ones

Derived forms: decapods

Type of: cephalopod, cephalopod mollusk, crustacean

Part of: Decapoda, order Decapoda

Encyclopedia: Decapod