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A name of the king-crab (Limulus polyphemus), from its supposed resemblance to that instrument.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
In the illustration is shown the egg of the king-crab one-third larger than life.
Fortunately, there is still alive on the earth one member of this remarkable group—the Limulus, or King-Crab.
The Tortoise replied, "Your slave donned it forasmuch as your slave saw the King-crab trailing his three-edged pike."
Of all these the only member alive at the present time is Limulus, or the King-Crab.