[koh-puh-pod] /ˈkoʊ pəˌpɒd/
any of numerous tiny marine or freshwater crustaceans of the order (or subclass) Copepoda, lacking compound eyes or a carapace and usually having six pairs of limbs on the thorax, some abundant in plankton and others parasitic on fish.
any minute free-living or parasitic crustacean of the subclass Copepoda of marine and fresh waters: an important constituent of plankton
of, relating to, or belonging to the Copepoda
copepod co·pe·pod (kō’pə-pŏd’)
Any of numerous minute marine and freshwater crustaceans of the subclass Copepoda, having an elongated body and a forked tail.
Any of various very small crustaceans of the subclass Copepoda, having an elongated body and a forked tail. Unlike most crustaceans, copepods lack a carapace over the back and do not have compound eyes. They are abundant in both salt and fresh water, and are an important food source for many water animals. Copepods include the water fleas.
[koh-per] /ˈkoʊ pər/ noun, British. 1. a horse dealer. /ˈkəʊpə/ noun 1. a horse-dealer
[koh-pur-ni-kuh n, kuh-] /koʊˈpɜr nɪ kən, kə-/ adjective 1. of or relating to Copernicus or his theories. 2. important and radically different; thoroughgoing: a Copernican revolution in modern art. adj. 1660s, “pertaining to Copernicus.”
[koh-per-nis-ee-uh m] /ˌkoʊ pərˈnɪs i əm/ noun, Chemistry, Physics. 1. a superheavy, synthetic, radioactive element with a very short half-life. Symbol: Cn; atomic number: 112.
[koh-pur-ni-kuh s, kuh-] /koʊˈpɜr nɪ kəs, kə-/ noun 1. Nicolaus [nik-uh-ley-uh s] /ˌnɪk əˈleɪ əs/ (Show IPA), (Mikolaj Kopernik) 1473–1543, Polish astronomer who promulgated the now accepted theory that the earth and the other planets move around the sun (the Copernican System) 2. a crater in the second quadrant of the face of the moon, […]