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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Megalops \Meg"a*lops\ (m[e^]g"[.a]*l[o^]ps), n. [NL., fr. Gr.
me`gas, -a`loy, large + 'w`ps eye.] (Zool.)
1. A larva, in a stage following the zoea, in the development
of most crabs. In this stage the legs and abdominal
appendages have appeared, the abdomen is relatively long,
and the eyes are large. Also used adjectively.
2. A large fish; the tarpum.
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