type genus of the family Peneidae
Syn: ↑genus Peneus
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Peneidae, ↑family Peneidae
Member Meronyms: ↑tropical prawn

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\\pə̇ˈnēəs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, probably from Latin Peneus, river in northwestern Peloponnesus, Greece, from Greek Pēneios
: a genus (the type of the family Peneidae) of edible prawns with well-developed rostrum and exopodites on all but the last pair of legs

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/peuh nee"euhs/, n.
ancient name of Salambria.

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