Chel·o·ne·thi \ˌkeləˈnēˌthī\
variants: less commonly


\-ˈnethədə\ or



Definition of Chelonethi

  1. taxonomic synonym of pseudoscorpiones

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Origin and Etymology of chelonethi

Chelonethi borrowed from New Latin, from chelo- chelo- + -nethi, plural of -nethus, noun from the stem of Greek nḗthein “to spin (thread, yarn),” extension (probably after klṓthein “to spin,” aorist éklōsa) of a stem nē- (whence nên “to spin,” nêma “yarn”), going back to Indo-European *(s)neh1-; Chelonethida, Chelonethidea, borrowed from New Latin, from Chelonethi + -ida, idea -ida, -idea — more at 1needle

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capable of being understood in two ways

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