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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. The maioid crabs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A superfamily of brachyurous decapod crustaceans, having usually a triangular cephalothorax with projecting rostrum (whence the name), nine pairs of gills, and the male genital pores on the last pair of thoracic legs; the maioid crabs.

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