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limulus Syllabification: lim·u·lus
Pronunciation: /ˈlimyələs/

Definition of limulus in English:

noun (plural limuli-ˌlī-ˌlē)

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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