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pseudoscorpion

noun pseu·do·scor·pi·on \-ˈskr-pē-ən\

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)
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Origin of PSEUDOSCORPION

New Latin Pseudoscorpiones, from pseud- + Latin scorpion-, scorpio scorpion
First Known Use: 1835

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