Marine vs Xiphosauran - What's the difference?

marine | xiphosauran |

As a verb marine

is .

As a noun xiphosauran is

(zoology) any of many marine chelicerates of the order xiphosura ; the horseshoe crabs.




(en adjective)
  • Of, or pertaining to, the sea (marine biology'', marine ''insurance .)
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    (en noun)
  • A member of a marine corps.
  • He was a marine in World War II.
  • (capitalised in the plural) A marine corps.
  • He fought with the Marines in World War II.
  • A painting representing some marine subject.
  • Synonyms

    * devil dog * jarhead * leatherneck

    See also

    * Marine * (Marine) * (Marines)


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    (en noun)
  • (zoology) Any of many marine chelicerates of the order Xiphosura ; the horseshoe crabs