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arachn-

combining form

Definition of arachn-

  1. :  spider :  arachnid <arachnology>



Variants of arachn-

or arachno-

Origin of arachn-

New Latin & Greek; New Latin, from Greek, from arachnē spider, spiderweb; perhaps akin to Latin aranea spider, Greek arkys net


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