Definition of majoid in English:

majoid

(also maioid)

adjective

Zoology
rare
  • Resembling or related to the genus Maja; specifically belonging to the group (now a superfamily) Majoidea (formerly Maioidea) of decapod crustaceans, containing the genus Maja and other genera of spider crabs.

noun

Zoology
rare
  • A majoid crab.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in James Dana (1813–1895), geologist, zoologist, and teacher. From Maja + -oid.

Pronunciation

majoid

/ˈmeɪɔɪd//ˈmʌɪɔɪd/