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from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural (Zoöl.) The maioid crabs.

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