spider web

or spider's web

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noun

the web that is spun by a spider, made of interlaced threads of viscous fluid that harden on exposure to air.

Nearby words

  1. spider phaeton,
  2. spider plant,
  3. spider telangiectasia,
  4. spider vein,
  5. spider wasp,
  6. spider-burst,
  7. spider-hunting wasp,
  8. spiderhunter,
  9. spiderlet,
  10. spiderling

Origin of spider web

First recorded in 1525–35

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