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pseudoscorpion

[ soo-doh-skawr-pee-uhn ]
/ ˌsu doʊˈskɔr pi ən /
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noun
any of several small arachnids of the order Chelonethida that resemble a tailless scorpion and that feed chiefly on small insects.
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Also called book scorpion.

Origin of pseudoscorpion

1825–35; <New Latin Pseudoscorpionidae former name of the group; see pseudo-, scorpion
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