Definition of Eurypterid

1. Noun. Large extinct scorpion-like arthropod considered related to horseshoe crabs.

Generic synonyms: Arthropod
Group relationships: Eurypterida, Order Eurypterida



Definition of Eurypterid

1. Noun. A large, prehistoric, carnivorous arthropod, of the order ''Eurypterida'', thought to be one of the first animals to venture onto land. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Eurypterid

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eurypterid

eurybaths
eurycephalic
eurycerous
eurygnathic
eurygnathism
eurygnathous
euryokies
euryokous
euryoky
euryon
euryopia
euryopic
euryphage
euryphagous
eurypterid (current term)
eurypterids
eurypteroid
eurypteroidea
eurypterus
eurysomatic
eurytherm
eurythermal
eurythermic
eurythermous
eurytherms
eurythmic
eurythmics
eurythmies
eurythmy

Literary usage of Eurypterid

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1. Organic Evolution: A Text Book by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"... is based upon an admirably executed piece of research. Amphioxus Ancestry.—The theory of Amphioxus ancestry FIG. 132.—eurypterid ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1888)
"In red and green shales a leg of eurypterid was found by the Survey collector. ... Several narrow body segments of an eurypterid in collection of E. Dunlop ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1888)
"In red and green shales a leg of eurypterid was found by the Survey collector. ... Several narrow body segments of an eurypterid in collection of R. Dunlop ..."

4. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1900)
"... anterior part of the head shield, with the consequent formation of the dorsal nasal orifice, the larval eurypterid would transform into the adult form, ..."

5. Bulletin by Geological Society of America (1913)
"... characterized by the eurypterid remains. Above this horizon the green shales and dolomites continued for a while and then gave way to red sedimentation. ..."

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