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arachnid

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noun arach·nid \ə-ˈrak-nəd, -ˌnid\

Simple Definition of arachnid

  • : a kind of animal that has eight legs and a body formed of two parts

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of arachnid

  1. :  any of a class (Arachnida) of arthropods comprising chiefly terrestrial invertebrates, including the spiders, scorpions, mites, and ticks, and having a segmented body divided into two regions of which the anterior bears four pairs of legs but no antennae

arachnid

adjective

Examples of arachnid in a sentence

  1. Spiders, scorpions, mites, and ticks are arachnids.



1826

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