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Princeton's WordNet

  1. black widow, Latrodectus mactans(noun)

    venomous New World spider; the female is black with an hourglass-shaped red mark on the underside of the abdomen


  1. black widow(Noun)

    A species of venomous spider, particularly Latrodectus sp.. The bite is painful to humans, rarely fatal to healthy individuals, but can be life-threatening or fatal to infants or young toddlers. Females are marked by a red hourglass shape on the abdomen (see photo, this page, and photos in Wikipedia). Mature males are smaller, of the same black color or a dark brown, have an elongated and slender abdomen (rather than the rotund abdomen of the mature female), and are marked on the dorsal of the abdomen with small flattened diamond shapes of the same scarlet color as the female's marks on the ventral of her abdomen.

  2. black widow(Noun)

    A woman who kills one or more of her lovers.

  3. black widow(Noun)

    A female martyr (a suicide bomber or shaheed), whose husband was killed.


  1. Black Widow

    Black Widow are a rock band that formed in Leicester, England in September 1969. The band were mostly known for its early use of satanic and occult imagery in their music and stage act. The band were often compared with the better-known Heavy metal band Black Sabbath, but the bands were only superficially similar.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of black widow in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of black widow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Carrie Goldman:

    It is a continuation of a disturbing trend, my older daughter, now 12, has had a very hard time finding Black Widow merchandise. She is a huge 'Avengers' fan, and we have been very frustrated over the underrepresentation of Black Widow in 'Avengers' toys and clothing.

  2. Jill Pantozzi:

    There were nowhere near this many of Black Widow or Gamora in the last few years [as opposed to Rey figures], i think a lot of fans had high expectations for what would come out of 'Force Awakens' considering Rey is the lead and that's entirely justified. But the Internet wants everything ASAP and so when it appears companies aren't listening to already proven money making opportunities, anger is a logical response.

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