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  1. Argiopidae, family Argiopidae, orb-weavernoun

    spiders that spin orb webs; cosmopolitan in distribution


  1. orb-weavernoun

    Any spider of the family Araneidae (called also Argiopidae) that spins a web with a pattern of lines spiraling outward from the center. They have eight similar eyes. The golden orb weaver, Mephila clavipes, is known for the remarkable dragline silk it produces for use as a frame for its web and as a line on which it can plummet down and nab prey. This silk has a high tensile strength and is stronger than the toughest current synthetic polymer (Kevlar).


  1. orb-weaver

    An orb-weaver is a type of spider that belongs to the family Araneidae. They are known for creating intricate, wheel-shaped webs which they use to capture their prey. Orb-weavers are common throughout the world and vary greatly in size, color, and shape. They are considered to be harmless to humans.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of orb-weaver in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of orb-weaver in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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