orb web
noun Date: 1889 a web made by an orb weaver

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  • orb weaver — orb weav er, orb weaver orb weav er, n. Any spider of the family {Araneidae} (called also {Argiopidae}) that spins a web with a pattern of lines spiraling outward from the center. They have eight similar eyes. The golden orb weaver, {Mephila… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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