Arachnidan
Arachnidan \A*rach"ni*dan\, n. [Gr. ? spider.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the Arachnida. [1913 Webster]

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  • arachnidan — See arachnid. * * * …   Universalium

  • arachnidan — arachˈnidan noun and adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑Arachnida …   Useful english dictionary

  • arachnid — arachnidan /euh rak ni deuhn/, adj., n. /euh rak nid/, n. 1. any wingless, carnivorous arthropod of the class Arachnida, including spiders, scorpions, mites, ticks, and daddy longlegs, having a body divided into two parts, the cephalothorax and… …   Universalium

  • a|rach|nid|i|an — «uh RAK NIHD ee uhn», adjective, noun. = arachnidan. (Cf. ↑arachnidan) …   Useful english dictionary

  • a|rach|nid — «uh RAK nihd», noun, adjective. –n. a small animal of a large group (arthropods) that includes the spiders, scorpions, mites, ticks, and daddy longlegs. An arachnid is closely allied to the insects and crustaceans, but breathes air by means of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arachnid — A*rach nid, n. An arachnidan. Huxley. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • carter — Daddy longlegs Dad dy long legs 1. (Zo[ o]l.) An arachnidan of the genus {Phalangium}, and allied genera, having a small body and four pairs of long legs; called also {harvestman}, {carter}, and {grandfather longlegs}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Daddy longlegs — Dad dy long legs 1. (Zo[ o]l.) An arachnidan of the genus {Phalangium}, and allied genera, having a small body and four pairs of long legs; called also {harvestman}, {carter}, and {grandfather longlegs}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A name… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • father longlegs — Daddy longlegs Dad dy long legs 1. (Zo[ o]l.) An arachnidan of the genus {Phalangium}, and allied genera, having a small body and four pairs of long legs; called also {harvestman}, {carter}, and {grandfather longlegs}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grandfather longlegs — Daddy longlegs Dad dy long legs 1. (Zo[ o]l.) An arachnidan of the genus {Phalangium}, and allied genera, having a small body and four pairs of long legs; called also {harvestman}, {carter}, and {grandfather longlegs}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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