arachn-

combining form

variants or arachno-
: spider : arachnid
arachnology

Word History

Etymology

New Latin & Greek; New Latin, from Greek, from arachnē spider, spiderweb; perhaps akin to Latin aranea spider, Greek arkys net

Dictionary Entries Near arachn-

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“Arachn-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arachn-. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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