Definition of Maja squinado
1. Noun. A large spider crab of Europe.
Generic synonyms: Spider Crab
Group relationships: Genus Maia, Genus Maja, Maia, Maja
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Literary usage of Maja squinado
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1. The Entomologist's Useful Compendium: Or, An Introduction to the Knowledge by George Samouelle (1819)
"maja squinado. Latr. Gen. Crust, et Insect, i. 37. Box, Hist. Nat. des Crust, i. 1ST. Leach, Edin. Encycl. vii. 394. 431. —Trans. Linn. St>c. xi. ..."
2. Animal and Vegetable Physiology Considered with Reference to Natural Theology by Peter Mark Roget (1834)
"354 shows the relative situation of these vessels, when isolated and viewed from behind, in the maja squinado. c, c, are the vena? cavae ; E, ..."
3. A Text-book of Physiological Chemistry by Olof Hammarsten, Sven Gustaf Hedin (1914)
"MALY ' found two pigments free from iron in the eggs of a water-spider (Maja squinado)—one a red ..."