diadem spider

noun

a common Eurasian spider, Araneus diadematus, that constructs orb webs: family Argiopidae

Nearby words

  1. diacritical,
  2. diactinic,
  3. diad,
  4. diadelphous,
  5. diadem,
  6. diadic,
  7. diadochi,
  8. diadochokinesia,
  9. diadochy,
  10. diadromous

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