arachnidium

noun
ar·​ach·​nid·​i·​um | \ ˌaˌrakˈnidēəm \
plural arachnidia\ -​ēə \

Definition of arachnidium

: the apparatus by which a spider's web is produced consisting of the silk glands and their ducts and the spinnerets

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History and Etymology for arachnidium

New Latin, from Arachnida + -ium

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“Arachnidium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arachnidium. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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