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noun (1)

plural -s
: a Spanish belle of the lower class compare majo


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noun (2)

: a nearly cosmopolitan genus of crabs that is the type of the family Majidae

Word History


Noun (1)

Spanish, feminine of majo

Noun (2)

New Latin, from Latin maia, a large crab, from Greek

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“Maja.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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