euphausiid [yo͞o΄fə yo͞o′sid΄yo͞o΄fə yo͞o′sē id΄]
< ModL Euphausia, name of the genus < Gr eu- (see EU-) + ? pha(inein), to show (see -PHANE) + ousia, substance (see HOMOIOUSIAN) + -ID
KRILL: also euphausid [yo͞o΄fə yo͞o′sid΄]

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  • euphausiid — [yo͞o΄fə yo͞o′sid΄yo͞o΄fə yo͞o′sē id΄] n. [< ModL Euphausia, name of the genus < Gr eu (see EU ) + ? pha(inein), to show (see PHANE) + ousia, substance (see HOMOIOUSIAN) + ID] KRILL: also euphausid [yo͞o΄fə yo͞o′sid΄] …   English World dictionary

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