knoppie spider

noun knop·pie spider \ˈnäpē-\

Definition of knoppie spider

  1. :  either of two venomous spiders (Latrodectus geometricus and L. indistinctus) of southern Africa that are closely related to the American black widow

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Origin and Etymology of knoppie spider

Afrikaans knoppie, diminutive of knop knob, bud — more at knobkerrie


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