variants or less commonly araneose

Word History


araneous probably modification (influenced by Latin araneus of a spider, from aranea spider) of Latin araneosus, from aranea spider + -osus -ose; araneose from Latin araneosus

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“Araneous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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