from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or having the characters of the Oxyrhyncha; having a sharp or pointed rostrum, as a spider-crab.
  • n. A crab with a sharp or pointed rostrum, as a spider-crab or maioid; any member of the Oxyrhyncha.
  • n. The oxyrhynchus, a fish; the mizdeh.


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