red spider


Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Intellectually, my brain knows that a red spider in Alabama probably will not harm me. Dennis Pillion |, al, 5 Sep. 2022 This mask is packed with a quenching blend of snow mushroom, hyaluronic acid, kangaroo paw flower, red spider flower, and candlestick flower. Jennifer Hussein, Allure, 16 Sep. 2021 Mohr swears by a Neem oil spray that Greaver developed that revived a prized plant infested with red spider mites — a destructive pest that’s difficult to eradicate. Mary Carole Mccauley,, 26 Feb. 2021 Other names for them include red spider lily and hurricane lily. Dan Gill,, 9 Sep. 2020 During a school field trip to Columbia University's science department, a blue and red spider bites Peter Parker on the hand. Courtney Linder, Popular Mechanics, 26 Aug. 2020 There are nebulae named after tarantulas and red spiders, ants and butterflies, and lobsters and prawns. National Geographic, 20 Mar. 2018 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1646, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of red spider was in 1646

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“Red spider.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Mar. 2023.

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