noun Aglas·pis \ə-ˈglas-pəs\

Definition of Aglaspis

  1. :  a genus (order Aglaspida) of extinct Cambrian arthropods thought to be related to the modern horseshoe crabs

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Origin and Etymology of aglaspis

borrowed from New Latin, from Greek aglaís “splendid, fine, bright” + New Latin -aspis -aspis — more at aglaonema

First Known Use: 1861

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a brief usually trivial fact

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