plural noun

in some classifications
: a suborder of Araneae including the great majority of spiders and distinguished by having the poison fangs moving in and out and the venom glands extending beyond the base of the fangs

Word History


New Latin, from arachn- + -morphae

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“Arachnomorphae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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