pseudoscorpion

noun pseu·do·scor·pi·on \ ˌsü-dō-ˈskȯr-pē-ən \

Definition of pseudoscorpion

: any of a widely distributed order (Pseudoscorpionida synonym Pseudoscorpiones) of tiny arachnids that have no caudal stinger and feed on tiny invertebrates (such as insects and mites)

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Origin and Etymology of pseudoscorpion

New Latin Pseudoscorpiones, from pseud- + Latin scorpion-, scorpio scorpion


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