Definition of limulus in English:

limulus

Syllabification: lim·u·lus
Pronunciation: /ˈlimyələs
 
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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

Origin

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

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