Maioid
Maioid Mai"oid, a. [Maia + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the genus {Maia}, or family {Maiade[ae]}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sea spider — Sea spi der (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any maioid crab; a spider crab. See {Maioid}, and {Spider crab}, under {Spider}. (b) Any pycnogonid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Triangulares — Tri*an gu*la res, n. pl. [L.] (Zo[ o]l.) The triangular, or maioid, crabs. See Illust. under {Maioid}, and Illust. of {Spider crab}, under {Spider}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bat tick — Spider Spi der, n.[OE. spi[thorn]re, fr. AS. spinnan to spin; so named from spinning its web; cf. D. spin a spider, G. spinne, Sw. spindel. See {Spin}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of arachnids comprising the order Araneina. Spiders …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bird tick — Spider Spi der, n.[OE. spi[thorn]re, fr. AS. spinnan to spin; so named from spinning its web; cf. D. spin a spider, G. spinne, Sw. spindel. See {Spin}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of arachnids comprising the order Araneina. Spiders …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Citigradae — Spider Spi der, n.[OE. spi[thorn]re, fr. AS. spinnan to spin; so named from spinning its web; cf. D. spin a spider, G. spinne, Sw. spindel. See {Spin}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of arachnids comprising the order Araneina. Spiders …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Laterigradae — Spider Spi der, n.[OE. spi[thorn]re, fr. AS. spinnan to spin; so named from spinning its web; cf. D. spin a spider, G. spinne, Sw. spindel. See {Spin}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of arachnids comprising the order Araneina. Spiders …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Macrocheira Kempferi — Spider Spi der, n.[OE. spi[thorn]re, fr. AS. spinnan to spin; so named from spinning its web; cf. D. spin a spider, G. spinne, Sw. spindel. See {Spin}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of arachnids comprising the order Araneina. Spiders …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Macropod — Mac ro*pod, n. [Macro + pod.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of a group of maioid crabs remarkable for the length of their legs; called also {spider crab}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ophrys aranifera — Spider Spi der, n.[OE. spi[thorn]re, fr. AS. spinnan to spin; so named from spinning its web; cf. D. spin a spider, G. spinne, Sw. spindel. See {Spin}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of arachnids comprising the order Araneina. Spiders …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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