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|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.
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ICHNOLOGY OF HORSESHOE CRABS (LIMULOIDEA
) IN MODERN AND ANCIENT ENVIRONMENTS.