araneid

araneid

[uh-rey-nee-id]
noun
a member of the order Araneae (Araneida), comprising the spiders.

Origin:
1895–1900; < Neo-Latin Araneida, equivalent to Arane(a) a genus (Latin arānea; see araneose) + -ida -ida

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araneid (əˈreɪnɪɪd)
 
n
any of numerous arachnids constituting the order Araneae (or Araneida), which comprises the spiders
 
[C19: from New Latin Araneida, from Latin arānea spider]

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