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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Maxilliped \Max*il"li*ped\, n. [Maxilla + L. pes, pedis, foot.] (Zool.) One of the mouth appendages of Crustacea, situated next behind the maxillae. Crabs have three pairs, but many of the lower Crustacea have but one pair of them. Called also jawfoot, and foot jaw. [1913 Webster]