Araneose
Araneose A*ra"ne*ose` ([.a]*r[=a]"n[-e]*[=o]s`), a. [L. araneosus.] Of the aspect of a spider's web; arachnoid. [1913 Webster]

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  • araneose — adjective see araneous * * * /euh ray nee ohs /, adj. arachnoid, esp. as a plant. Also, araneous /euh ray nee euhs/. [1875 80; < L araneosus pertaining to a spider, equiv. to arane(a) spider, spiderweb, cobweb (akin to Gk aráchne spider) +… …   Useful english dictionary

  • araneose — /euh ray nee ohs /, adj. arachnoid, esp. as a plant. Also, araneous /euh ray nee euhs/. [1875 80; < L araneosus pertaining to a spider, equiv. to arane(a) spider, spiderweb, cobweb (akin to Gk aráchne spider) + osus OSE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • araneose — ara·ne·ose …   English syllables

  • araneose —   a. like a spider s web; transparent; delicate …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • a|ra|ne|ous — «uh RAY nee uhs», adjective. = araneose. (Cf. ↑araneose) …   Useful english dictionary

  • araneid — /euh ray nee id/, n. a member of the order Araneae (Araneida), comprising the spiders. [1895 1900; < NL Araneida, equiv. to Arane(a) a genus (L aranea; see ARANEOSE) + ida IDA] * * * …   Universalium

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