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Definition of "alima" [alima]

  • A spurious genus of crustaceans, representing a stage of stomatopodous crustaceans, for which the term is still in use. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "alima" in a sentence
  • "July 29, 2009 at 5:33 AM hydrogen peroxide and baking soda mix then wash gets the yellow out no problem alima"
  • "Upon the next table (21) are the sea craw-fish and sea locusts; and upon the succeeding table (22) the visitor will remark the destructive scorpion-lobster of India, the excavations of which seriously damage the roads of that part of the world; Shrimps in all their varieties; the delicate alima, with its pale thin shell; and the long king crab."
  • "What seduced Ibn ’Arabi above all was Nizam’s intelligence: She was a religious sciences expert alima . . ."