Definition of limulus in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈlɪmjʊləs

noun (plural limuli)

  • An arthropod of a genus that comprises the North American horseshoe crab and its extinct relatives.
    • Genus Limulus, class Merostomata


modern Latin, from Latin limulus 'somewhat oblique', from limus 'oblique'.

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