spinnerule

noun
spin·​ner·​ule | \ ˈspinə(r)ˌyül, -nəˌrül \
plural -s

Definition of spinnerule

: one of many small tubes on the spinnerets of spiders for discharging the secretion of the silk glands

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spinner + -ule

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“Spinnerule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spinnerule. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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