Xiph·​is·​ura | \ ˌzifəˈsu̇rə\
variants: or Xiphiura \ -​fēˈ(y)u̇-​ \ or Xiphura \ zə̇ˈf(y)u̇-​ \

Definition of Xiphisura

taxonomic synonym of xiphosura

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History and Etymology for Xiphisura

xiphisura from New Latin, alteration of Xiphosura; xiphiura, xiphura from New Latin, from xiph- + -ura

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to boil down or concentrate

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