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theridiid

[thuh-rid-ee-id, ther-i-dahy-id] /θəˈrɪd i ɪd, ˌθɛr ɪˈdaɪ ɪd/
noun
1.
a spider of the family Theridiidae, comprising the comb-footed spiders.
adjective
2.
belonging or pertaining to the family Theridiidae.
Origin
< Neo-Latin Theridiidae name of the family, equivalent to Theridi(um) a genus (< Greek thērídion, diminutive of thēríon beast) + Neo-Latin -idae -id2
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