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Noun: opossum shrimp  u'pó-sum shrimp
  1. Shrimp-like crustaceans whose females carry eggs and young in a pouch between the legs

Derived forms: opossum shrimps

Type of: malacostracan crustacean

Part of: genus Mysis, genus Praunus, Mysis, Praunus

Encyclopedia: Opossum shrimp