Definition of Maia

1. Noun. Type genus of the Majidae; nearly cosmopolitan in distribution.

Exact synonyms: Genus Maia, Genus Maja, Maja
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Majidae, Majidae
Member holonyms: European Spider Crab, King Crab, Maja Squinado



Definition of Maia

1. n. A genus of spider crabs, including the common European species (Maia squinado).

Definition of Maia

1. Proper noun. (Greek god) Daughter of Atlas and mother of Hermes. ¹

2. Proper noun. (Roman god) The goddess of growth after whom the month May ( Latin ''maius'' ) was named. ¹

3. Proper noun. ( female given name) of recent usage. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Maia

1. A genus of spider crabs, including the common European species (Maia squinado). A beautiful American bombycid moth (Eucronia maia). Origin: From L. Maia, a goddess. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maia

mahua
mahuang
mahuangs
mahuas
mahurat
mahurats
mahusive
mahwa
mahwa tree
mahwas
mahzor
mahzorim
mahzors
mai tai
mai tais
maia (current term)
maian
maiasaur
maiasaura
maiasauras
maiasaurs
maid's hair
maid-child
maid-children
maid-servant
maid-servants
maid child
maid children
maid of honor

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