PhalangoideaPhal`an*goi"de*a\, n. pl. [NL., from Phalangium the daddy longlegs (see Phalangious) + Gr. ? form.] (Zo["o]l.) A division of Arachnoidea, including the daddy longlegs or harvestman (Phalangium) and many similar kinds. They have long, slender, many-jointed legs; usually a rounded, segmented abdomen; and chelate jaws. They breathe by trache[ae]. Called also Phalangides, Phalangidea, Phalangiida, and Opilionea.
|a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.|
|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
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