pseudoscorpion
noun Etymology: New Latin Pseudoscorpiones, from pseud- + Latin scorpion-, scorpio scorpion Date: 1835 any of a widely distributed order (Pseudoscorpionida syn. Pseudoscorpiones) of tiny arachnids that have no caudal stinger and feed on tiny invertebrates (as insects and mites)

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  • pseudoscorpion — PSEUDOSCORPIÓN, pseudoscorpioni, s.m. (entom.) Insectă asemănătoare cu scorpionul, fără coadă şi fără venin. [pr.: pse u do scor pi on] – Din fr. pseudo scorpion. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 24.04.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  pseudoscorpión s. m. (sil. pse u… …   Dicționar Român

  • pseudoscorpion — ● pseudoscorpion nom masculin Petit arachnide aplati, à l abdomen tronqué, aux pattes mâchoires allongées en pinces comme celles des scorpions. ● pseudoscorpion (synonymes) nom masculin Petit arachnide aplati, à l abdomen tronqué, aux pattes… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Pseudoscorpion — Pseudoscorpions (false scorpions) Temporal range: 380–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • Pseudoscorpion — Pseudoscorpionida Pseudoscorpions …   Wikipédia en Français

  • pseudoscorpion — noun small nonvenomous arachnid resembling a tailless scorpion • Syn: ↑false scorpion • Hypernyms: ↑arachnid, ↑arachnoid • Hyponyms: ↑book scorpion, ↑Chelifer cancroides …   Useful english dictionary

  • pseudoscorpion — /sooh doh skawr pee euhn/, n. any of several small arachnids of the order Chelonethida that resemble a tailless scorpion and that feed chiefly on small insects. Also called book scorpion. [1825 35; < NL Pseudoscorpionidae former name of the… …   Universalium

  • pseudoscorpion — noun an arachnid belonging to the order Pseudoscorpionida, also known as Pseudoscorpiones or Chelonethida Syn: false scorpion, book scorpion …   Wiktionary

  • pseudoscorpion — noun another term for false scorpion …   English new terms dictionary

  • pseudoscorpion — pseu·do·scorpion …   English syllables

  • pseudoscorpion — /sjudoʊˈskɔpiən/ (say syoohdoh skawpeeuhn) noun any of a number of widely distributed small arthropods belonging to the order Chelonethida, which superficially resemble scorpions but are more closely related to the mites …   Australian English dictionary

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