limulus

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noun lim·u·lus \ˈlim-yə-ləs\

Definition of limulus

plural

limuli

play \ˈlim-yə-ˌlī, -ˌlē\

Origin and Etymology of limulus

New Latin, genus name, from Latin limus oblique, transverse — more at limen


First Known Use: 1837

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