Associations to the word «Xiphosura»

Wiktionary

XIPHOSURA, proper noun. A taxonomic order within the class Merostomata   — distinguished from all other chelicerates by having compound eyes. The only living xiphosurans are the horseshoe crabs.

Dictionary definition

XIPHOSURA, noun. Horseshoe crabs and extinct forms.

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley