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theridiid

[ thuh-rid-ee-id, ther-i-dahy-id ]
/ θəˈrɪd i ɪd, ˌθɛr ɪˈdaɪ ɪd /
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noun
a spider of the family Theridiidae, comprising the comb-footed spiders.
adjective
belonging or pertaining to the family Theridiidae.
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Origin of theridiid

<New Latin Theridiidae name of the family, equivalent to Theridi(um) a genus (<Greek thērídion, diminutive of thēríon beast) + New Latin -idae-id2
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