Linyphiidae

plural noun Lin·y·phi·idae \ˌlinəˈfīəˌdē\

Definition of Linyphiidae

  1. :  a large family of small spiders that weave horizontal sheet webs

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Origin and Etymology of linyphiidae

New Latin, from Linyphia, type genus (from Greek linyphos linen weaver—from linon linen, cord, flax + hyphos web—+ New Latin -ia) + -idae — more at linen, weave


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