Spinnerule Spin"ner*ule, n. (Zo["o]l.) One of the numerous small spinning tubes on the spinnerets of spiders. [1913 Webster]

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  • spinnerule — spin·ner·ule …   English syllables

  • spinnerule — ˈspinə(r)ˌyül, nəˌrül noun ( s) Etymology: spinner + ule : one of many small tubes on the spinnerets of spiders for discharging the secretion of the silk glands …   Useful english dictionary

  • spinning tube — noun : spinnerule * * * spinning tube, = spinnerule. (Cf. ↑spinnerule) …   Useful english dictionary

  • spinneret — noun The organ a spider uses to spin its web. See Also: spinnerette, spinnerule …   Wiktionary

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