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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. type genus of the family Limulidae;
[syn: Limulus, genus Limulus]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Limulus \Lim"u*lus\ (l[i^]m"[-u]*l[u^]s), n.; pl. Limuli (-l[imac]). [L., dim. of limus sidelong, askance.] (Zool.) The only existing genus of Merostomata. It includes only a few species from the East Indies, and one (Limulus polyphemus) from the Atlantic coast of North America. Called also Molucca crab, king crab, horseshoe crab, and horsefoot. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Limulus n 1: type genus of the family Limulidae [syn: Limulus, genus Limulus]