meraspis

noun
me·​ras·​pis | \ məˈraspə̇s \
plural -es

Definition of meraspis

: a late larva of a trilobite in which the pygidium is beginning to form

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History and Etymology for meraspis

New Latin, from mer- + aspis shield

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“Meraspis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meraspis. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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