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Webster 1913 Edition


Xiphura


Xi-phu′ra

,
Noun.
pl.
[NL., from Gr.
ξίφοσ
sword +
οὐρά
tail.]
(Zool.)
Same as
Limuloidea
. Called also
Xiphosura
.

Definition 2021


Xiphura

Xiphura

Translingual

Proper noun

Xiphura

  1. (obsolete) A taxonomic order within the class Merostomata Xiphosura, the horseshoe crabs.