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araneose

[uh-rey-nee-ohs] /əˈreɪ niˌoʊs/
adjective
1.
arachnoid, especially as a plant.
Also, araneous
[uh-rey-nee-uh s] /əˈreɪ ni əs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; < Latin araneōsus pertaining to a spider, equivalent to arāne(a) spider, spiderweb, cobweb (akin to Greek aráchnē spider) + -ōsus -ose1
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