Origin of harvestman
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"You're a harvestman," she began, quite out of breath from hurrying.The Tale of Daddy Longlegs
Arthur Scott Bailey
A harvestman, for instance, lacks the waist, and its abdomen is segmented.Spiders
It was only the next day that the largest Harvestman came home on seven legs.
When a Harvestman said "Good-morning" to you on a rainy day, you always had a feeling that the sun was shining.
He had not47 lived long enough in the meadow to understand all that the Harvestman meant.
- a person engaged in harvesting
- Also called (US and Canadian): daddy-longlegs any arachnid of the order Opiliones (or Phalangida), having a small rounded body and very long thin legs
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