noun. slender tropical shallow-water East Indian fish covered with transparent plates.
- family Centriscidae
- teleost fish
- spiny-finned fish
Words that Rhyme with Mantis Shrimp
Example sentences of the word mantis-shrimp
1. Noun Phrase
One species of mantis shrimp curls its body into a wheel to roll down beaches.
2. Noun Phrase
The mantis shrimp has the most complex eyes in the animal kingdom.
3. Noun Phrase
The mantis shrimp is a small predatory crustacean and one of the most aggressive animals known.
4. Noun Phrase
The peacock mantis shrimp has a uniquely strong and fast offensive weapon in its hammer arms.
noun. ['ˈʃrɪmp'] any of various edible decapod crustaceans.
- river prawn
verb. ['ˈʃrɪmp'] fish for shrimp.
noun. ['ˈmæntɪs'] predacious long-bodied large-eyed insect of warm regions; rests with forelimbs raised as in prayer.
- genus Mantis
- Mantis religioso
- praying mantid
- dictyopterous insect
noun. ['ˈʃrɪmp'] small slender-bodied chiefly marine decapod crustaceans with a long tail and single pair of pincers; many species are edible.
- pistol shrimp
- decapod crustacean
- family Crangonidae
- snapping shrimp
noun. ['ˈʃrɪmp'] disparaging terms for small people.
- small person