Definitions for arachnida

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Arachnida, class Arachnida(noun)

    a large class of arthropods including spiders and ticks and scorpions and daddy longlegs; have four pairs of walking legs and no wings

Webster Dictionary

  1. Arachnida

    one of the classes of Arthropoda. See Illustration in Appendix

  2. Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. spider.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Arachnida

    a-rak′ni-da, n.pl. a sub-class of Tracheate Arthropoda, embracing spiders, scorpions, mites, &c., first separated by Lamarck from the Insecta of Linnæus.—adj. Arach′nidan.—n. and adj. Arach′noid, like a cobweb.—adjs. Arachnoi′dal, Arachnolog′ical.—n. Arachno′logist, one who devotes himself to the study of arachnida.—Arachnoid membrane, one of the three coverings of the brain and spinal cord, situated between the dura-mater and the pia-mater, non-vascular, transparent, thin. [Gr. arachnē, spider.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Arachnida

    A class of Arthropoda that includes SPIDERS; TICKS; MITES; and SCORPIONS.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of arachnida in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of arachnida in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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