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/ əˈreɪ ni ɪd /
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a member of the order Araneae (Araneida), comprising the spiders.
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British Dictionary definitions for araneid
/ (əˈreɪnɪɪd) /
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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