red spider

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Recent Examples on the Web Other names for them include red spider lily and hurricane lily. Dan Gill, NOLA.com, "Dan Gill's mail bag: Dog poop won't hurt fig tree, but nearby constuction could have killed oak," 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, "How Real Is Genetic Engineering in Sci-Fi?," 26 Aug. 2020 There are nebulae named after tarantulas and red spiders, ants and butterflies, and lobsters and prawns. National Geographic, "The Giant Squid Nebula and More Animals of the Cosmos," 20 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of red spider

1646, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of red spider was in 1646

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22 Sep 2020

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“Red spider.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/red%20spider. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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