Meaning of brachyuran

brach•y•ur•an

Pronunciation: (brak"ē-yoor'un), [key]
— adj.
  1. belonging or pertaining to the suborder Brachyura, comprising the true crabs.
—n.
  1. a brachyuran crustacean.
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