Macrocheira

noun Mac·ro·chei·ra \ˌmakrōˈkīrə\

Definition of Macrocheira

  1. :  a genus of deep sea spider crabs (family Majidae) consisting of the giant crab of Japan

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Origin and Etymology of macrocheira

New Latin, from Greek makrocheir long-armed, from makr- macr- + cheir hand — more at chir-


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