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Meaning of MAIA

Pronunciation:  'meyyu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  type genus of the Majidae; nearly cosmopolitan
 

MAIA is a 4 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: genus Maia, genus Maja, Maja
 
 See Also: arthropod genus, European spider crab, family Majidae, king crab, Maja squinado, Majidae

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ma"i*a\, n. [From L. Maia, a goddess.] (Zo["o]l.)
(a) A genus of spider crabs, including the common European
    species ({Maia squinado}).
(b) A beautiful American bombycid moth ({Eucronia maia}).

 

 

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