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Pronunciation of Malacostraca: Learn how to pronounce Malacostraca in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word malacostracan:

any crustacean of the subclass or group Malacostraca, including lobsters, crabs, woodlice, sand hoppers, and opossum shrimps
Also: malacostracous
of, relating to, or belonging to the Malacostraca

Word Origin
C19: from New Latin, from Greek malakĊstrakos, from malaco- + ostrakon shell