noun kati·po \ˈkätə̇ˌpō, ˈkat-\

Definition of katipo



  1. :  a small venomous spider (Latrodectus hasselti or L. scelio) of eastern Asia, Australia, and New Zealand related to the American black widow and commonly black with a red stripe on the abdomen — see redback spider

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a brief usually trivial fact

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