Merostomata

plural noun Mer·o·sto·ma·ta

Definition of Merostomata

in some classifications

  1. :  a class or other category of chelicerate arthropods including the Xiphosura and Eurypterida and sometimes made a subdivision of Arachnida

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Origin and Etymology of merostomata

New Latin, from 2mer- + -stomata


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