Maia squinado
Maia Ma"i*a, n. [From L. Maia, a goddess.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A genus of spider crabs, including the common European species ({Maia squinado}). (b) A beautiful American bombycid moth ({Eucronia maia}). [1913 Webster]

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  • Maia squinado — King King, n. [AS. cyng, cyning; akin to OS. kuning, D. koning, OHG. kuning, G. k[ o]nig, Icel. konungr, Sw. konung, Dan. konge; formed with a patronymic ending, and fr. the root of E. kin; cf. Icel. konr a man of noble birth. [root]44. See {Kin} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Maia squinado — Thornback Thorn back , n. 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A European skate ({Raia clavata}) having thornlike spines on its back. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) The large European spider crab or king crab ({Maia squinado}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Maia squinado — Araignée de mer  Ne doit pas être confondu avec araignée crabe. Nom vernaculaire ou nom normalisé ambigu : Le terme « araignée de mer » s applique, en français, à plusieurs taxons distincts …   Wikipédia en Français

  • maïa — [ maja ] n. m. • 1801; lat. maia ou moea ♦ Zool. Grand crabe (malacostracés) à la carapace couverte de tubercules velus, communément appelé araignée de mer. ⊗ HOM. Maya. ● maja ou maïa nom masculin (latin maia) Nom générique de l araignée de mer …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Maia — Ma i*a, n. [From L. Maia, a goddess.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A genus of spider crabs, including the common European species ({Maia squinado}). (b) A beautiful American bombycid moth ({Eucronia maia}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Maia (genre) — Maja Maja …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Maia — noun type genus of the Majidae; nearly cosmopolitan in distribution • Syn: ↑Maja, ↑genus Maja, ↑genus Maia • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Majidae, ↑family Majida …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eucronia maia — Maia Ma i*a, n. [From L. Maia, a goddess.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A genus of spider crabs, including the common European species ({Maia squinado}). (b) A beautiful American bombycid moth ({Eucronia maia}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Maja squinado — «Centollo» redirige aquí. Para otras acepciones, véase centolla.   Maja squinado …   Wikipedia Español

  • Maja squinado — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

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