false scorpion

noun

any small predatory arachnid of the order Pseudoscorpionida, which includes the book scorpion and is named from the claw-shaped palps, which are poison organsSee also book scorpion

Nearby words

  1. false pretences,
  2. false pretenses,
  3. false relation,
  4. false rib,
  5. false ribs,
  6. false solomon's-seal,
  7. false start,
  8. false step,
  9. false suture,
  10. false teeth

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