cribellum

/ (krɪˈbɛləm) /

noun plural -la (-lə)

a sievelike spinning organ in certain spiders that occurs between the spinnerets

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Word Origin for cribellum

C19: New Latin, from Late Latin cribellum, diminutive of Latin cribrum a sieve
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