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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•rach•nidəˈræk nɪd(n.)

  1. any of numerous wingless, carnivorous arthropods of the class Arachnida, comprising spiders, scorpions, mites, and ticks, characterized by a two-segmented body with eight appendages and no antennae.

    Category: Entomology

Origin of arachnid:

1865–70; < NL Arachnida < Gk aráchn(ē) spider, spider's web + NL -ida -ida

a•rach′ni•dan(adj.; n.)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Arachnidan(noun)

    one of the Arachnida


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