noun Dol·o·me·des \ˌdäləˈmē(ˌ)dēz\

Definition of Dolomedes

  1. :  a genus of large long-legged spiders (family Pisauridae) common in wet places and able to move freely over the surface of water

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Origin and Etymology of dolomedes

New Latin, from Greek dolomēdēs crafty, wily

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capable of being understood in two ways

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