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thomisid

[thoh-muh-sid]
noun
  1. a spider of the family Thomisidae, comprising the crab spiders.
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adjective
  1. belonging or pertaining to the family Thomisidae.
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Origin of thomisid

1930–35; < New Latin Thomisidae name of the family, irregular < Greek thôminx string + New Latin -idae -id2
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Historical Examples

  • The Thomisid was there, but we could find neither egg nor larva.

    Wasps

    George W. Peckham