One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The posterior division of the body of a crustacean; the crustacean abdomen.
Mid 19th century. From ancient Greek πλέων, present participle of πλεῖν to swim, to sail from the same Indo-European base as Sanskrit plavate he floats, swims, Old Church Slavonic plavati, Russian plavat′ to swim.
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