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MAIA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Maia mean? 

MAIA (noun)
  The noun MAIA has 1 sense:

1. type genus of the Majidae; nearly cosmopolitan in distribution

  Familiarity information: MAIA used as a noun is very rare.


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MAIA (noun)


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Meaning:

Type genus of the Majidae; nearly cosmopolitan in distribution

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

genus Maia; genus Maja; Maia; Maja

Hypernyms ("Maia" is a kind of...):

arthropod genus (a genus of arthropods)

Meronyms (members of "Maia"):

European spider crab; king crab; Maja squinado (a large spider crab of Europe)

Holonyms ("Maia" is a member of...):

family Majidae; Majidae (spider crabs)


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