plural noun Ecri·bel·la·tae \ˌēkrə̇bəˈlāˌtē\

Definition of Ecribellatae

in some classifications

  1. :  a group of arachnomorph spiders comprising those which lack a cribellum

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Origin and Etymology of ecribellatae

New Latin, from e- + cribellum + Latin -atae (feminine plural of -atus -ate)

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