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here is the context: they are talking about crayfish.

the sentence reads:

Crayfish are heavy bodied crustaceans ...

heavy bodied?

does it mean: the body is heavily protected by shells?
or, their body weight is rather large?
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Pchuanghere is the context: they are talking about crayfish. the sentence reads: Crayfish are heavy bodied crustaceans ... heavy bodied? does it mean: the body is heavily protected by shells? or, their body weight is rather large?
Their bodies are thick.
their shells are thick. may be.
that was what i thought. thanks.
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Pchuangtheir shells are thick. may be. that was what i thought. thanks.
I also think it means their crust are thick. If we use the 'body' instead of 'crust' , others maybe confused by thinking the body are fat or something like that:P
Hi, I think that they could be defined as heavy-bodied crustaceans because they have big pincers plus the carapace and exoscheleton, despite thin, are heavy armours
Hi,

Mary is heavy-bodied means that she weighs a lot. It's usually used for people who are fat, over-weight.

Best wishes, Clive
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I've also read that heavy-bodied means something like "tasty", "with a strong flavour", is it right?
Well, despite the crayfish are tasty I don't think it's the right meaning here Emotion: smile
what about : heavy- blood
Hi,

It's one of many rather recondite terms that are used to discuss the characteristics of wine.

Best wishes, Clive
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