Pholcidae

plural noun
Phol·​ci·​dae | \ -səˌdē \

Definition of Pholcidae

: a family of spiders having very long slender legs and weaving irregular webs in which they rest with the back downward

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Other Words from Pholcidae

pholcoid \ ˈfälˌkȯid \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Pholcidae

New Latin, from Pholcus, type genus + -idae

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“Pholcidae.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pholcidae. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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