katipo

noun kati·po \ ˈkätə̇ˌpō , ˈkat- \

Definition of katipo

plural -s
: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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Origin and Etymology of katipo

Maori


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