[ thoh-muh-sid ]
/ ˈθoʊ mə sɪd /
a spider of the family Thomisidae, comprising the crab spiders.
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
Words nearby thomisid
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Example sentences from the Web for thomisid
The Thomisid was there, but we could find neither egg nor larva.Wasps|George W. Peckham