theridiid

[ thuh-rid-ee-id, ther-i-dahy-id ]
/ θəˈrɪd i ɪd, ˌθɛr ɪˈdaɪ ɪd /

noun

a spider of the family Theridiidae, comprising the comb-footed spiders.

adjective

belonging or pertaining to the family Theridiidae.

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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