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araneid

[ uh-rey-nee-id ]
/ əˈreɪ ni ɪd /
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noun

a member of the order Araneae (Araneida), comprising the spiders.

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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
/ (əˈreɪnɪɪd) /

noun

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

Word Origin for araneid

C19: from New Latin Araneida, from Latin arānea spider
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