Macrocheira

noun

Mac·​ro·​chei·​ra
ˌmakrōˈkīrə
: a genus of deep sea spider crabs (family Majidae) consisting of the giant crab of Japan

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek makrocheir long-armed, from makr- macr- + cheir hand

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“Macrocheira.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Macrocheira. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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