Opistho–thelae

plural noun Opis·tho–the·lae

Definition of Opistho–thelae

in some classifications

  1. :  a large suborder of Araneae containing spiders that have nonsegmented abdomens and the first pair of spinnerets unbranched — compare liphistiomorphae

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Origin and Etymology of opistho–thelae

New Latin, from opisth- + -thelae (from Greek -thēlai, from thēlē nipple)


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