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Any of various edible aquatic invertebrate animals having a shell, especially mollusks such as clams and oysters, and crustaceans such as lobsters, crabs, and shrimp.
The definition of a barnacle is a small crustacean that affixes itself to surfaces such as a rock, a large sea animal, or the part of a boat that is in the water.
Any of several edible marine decapod crustaceans of the family Nephropidae, especially of the genus Homarus, having stalked eyes, long antennae, a pair of large pincers, and a cylindrical body.
Any of various shrimps, especially one that is large or inhabits fresh water.
Any of various small chiefly freshwater branchiopod crustaceans of the order Cladocera, having a bivalve carapace and typically swimming with jerking flealike motions, and including the daphnias.
Of or like a crust
The flesh of one of these crustaceans, used as food.
Any of an order (Anoplura) of small, flat, wingless insects with sucking mouthparts, parasitic on the skin or hair of humans and some other mammals; esp., the human body louse (Pediculus humanus corporis) and head louse (P. h. capitis)
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