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 for Maxilliped
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Maxilliped \Max*il"li*ped\, n. [Maxilla + L. pes, pedis, foot.]
     (Zool.)
     One of the mouth appendages of Crustacea, situated next
     behind the maxillae. Crabs have three pairs, but many of the
     lower Crustacea have but one pair of them. Called also
     jawfoot, and foot jaw.
     [1913 Webster]

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