noun pha·lan·gi·um \fəˈlanjēəm, fāˈ-\

Definition of phalangium

  1. 1 plural phalangia \-jēə\ obsolete :  a venomous spider

  2. 2 capitalized :  a genus (the type of the family the Phalangiidae) of harvestmen

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Origin and Etymology of phalangium

New Latin, from Greek phalangion, a spider, from phalang-, phalanx phalanx

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a trip made at another's expense

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