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limulus

(lĭm′yə-ləs)
n. pl. limu·li (-lī, -lē)
See horseshoe crab.
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Limulus

the horseshoe or king crab - an aquatic arachnid that has maintained a similar body form since the TRIASSIC PERIOD.
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