from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of fossil limuloid arthropods of the order Xiphosura, similar in form to the modern horseshoe-crab, Limulus, but with seven spiny abdominal segments and a short caudal spine: found in the Carboniferous of Europe and North America.


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