Limuloidea


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Lim`u`loi´de`a

    (lĭm`ũ`loi´dė`å)
n. pl.1.(Zool.) An order of Merostomata, including among living animals the genus Limulus, with various allied fossil genera, mostly of the Carboniferous period. Called also Xiphosura.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.