Eryon

noun
Ery·​on | \ˈerēˌän\

Definition of Eryon 

: a genus of fossil decapod crustaceans (suborder Reptantia) related to the spiny lobsters and found from the Lias to the Cretaceous especially in lithographic limestones

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History and Etymology for Eryon

New Latin, from Greek eryōn, present participle of eryein to draw out, drag; from the large carapace

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