Psechridae

plural noun Psech·ri·dae \ˈsekrəˌdē\

Definition of Psechridae

  1. :  a family of chiefly Old World spiders

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Origin and Etymology of psechridae

New Latin, from Psechrus, type genus (from Greek psēchros ground fine, from psēchein to rub down) + -idae; akin to Greek psēn to rub — more at sand


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