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

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke