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araneid

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

Origin of araneid

1895–1900; < New Latin Araneida, equivalent to Arane(a) a genus (Latin arānea; see araneose) + -ida -ida
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British Dictionary definitions for araneid

araneid

noun
  1. any of numerous arachnids constituting the order Araneae (or Araneida), which comprises the spiders

Word Origin

C19: from New Latin Araneida, from Latin arānea spider
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