malmignatte

noun mal·mi·gnatte \¦malmə̇n¦yat\

Definition of malmignatte

plural

-s

  1. :  a small black venomous spider (Latrodectus tridecimguttatus) of southern Europe having 13 small red spots on the abdomen

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Origin and Etymology of malmignatte

Italian malmignatta, from mal, malo bad (from Latin malus) + mignatta leech — more at small


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