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small marine decapod crustacean with 10 jointed legs on the thorax, well-developed swimmerets on the abdominal segments, and a body that is compressed laterally.
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any of various small edible marine decapod crustaceans of the genera Palaemon, Penaeus, etc., having a slender flattened body with a long tail and two pairs of pincers
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