sea scorpion

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Recent Examples on the Web University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Giant sea scorpions were once in the class Merostomata too, but they were found to be more spider-like, leaving horseshoe crabs in a class by themselves. National Geographic, "Atlantic horseshoe crab," 20 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of sea scorpion

1867, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Sea scorpion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sea%20scorpion. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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