Maja, genus Maja, Maia, genus Maia

(noun) type genus of the Majidae; nearly cosmopolitan in distribution

Source: WordNet® 3.1

Ma"i*a, n. Etym: [From L. Maia, a goddess.] (Zoöl.) (a) A genus of spider crabs, including the common European species (Maia squinado). (b) A beautiful American bombycid moth (Eucronia maia).

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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