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noun (1)

plural -s
now dialectal
: spider


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noun (2)

plural -s
: a Muslim people of the Punjab region in India
: a member of the Arain people

Word History


Noun (1)

Middle English arain, irain, aran, from Middle French & Latin; Middle French araigne, iraigne, from Latin aranea

Noun (2)

borrowed from Urdu & Punjabi ārā'īn

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“Arain.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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