Definition of Maja squinado

1. Noun. A large spider crab of Europe.

Exact synonyms: European Spider Crab, King Crab
Generic synonyms: Spider Crab
Group relationships: Genus Maia, Genus Maja, Maia, Maja



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maja Squinado

Maine laws
Maine lobster
Mainer
Mainers
Maintenon
Mainz
Maire
Maisie
Maissiat's band
Maisy
Maitland
Maitreya
Maitreyan
Maj
Maja
Maja squinado
Majesty
Majidae
Majocchi's disease
Majocchi granulomas
Major League Baseball
Major Mitchell
Major Mitchell's cockatoo
Major Mitchell's cockatoos
Majorana
Majorana hortensis
Majorana particle
Majorca
Majorcan
Majorcans

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 ..."

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