Definition of pseudoscorpion
: any of a widely distributed order (Pseudoscorpionida syn. Pseudoscorpiones) of tiny arachnids that have no caudal stinger and feed on tiny invertebrates (as insects and mites)
Origin of pseudoscorpion
New Latin Pseudoscorpiones, from pseud- + Latin scorpion-, scorpio scorpion
First Known Use: 1835
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