red spider
noun Date: 1646 spider mite; especially two-spotted spider mite

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Red spider — Red Red, a. [Compar. {Redder} ( d?r); superl. {Reddest}.] [OE. red, reed, AS. re[ a]d, re[ o]d; akin to OS. r[=o]d, OFries. r[=a]d, D. rood, G. roht, rot, OHG. r[=o]t, Dan. & Sw. r[ o]d, Icel. rau[eth]r, rj[=o][eth]r, Goth. r[ a]uds, W. rhudd,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • red spider — n. any of a number of small spider mites that can defoliate plants * * * ▪ mite also called  spider mite        any of the plant feeding mites of the family Tetranychidae (subclass Acari). Red spiders are a common pest on houseplants (houseplant) …   Universalium

  • red spider — n. any of a number of small spider mites that can defoliate plants …   English World dictionary

  • red spider — noun small web spinning mite; a serious orchard pest • Syn: ↑red spider mite, ↑Panonychus ulmi • Hypernyms: ↑spider mite, ↑tetranychid • Member Holonyms: ↑Panonychus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • red spider — red′ spi′der n. ivt ent spider mite • Etymology: 1640–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • red spider. — See spider mite. [1640 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • red spider. — See spider mite. [1640 50] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Red Spider Nebula — A Hubble Space Telescope image of NGC 6537 Credit: NASA/STScI/ESA Observation data (Epoch J2000.0) …   Wikipedia

  • red spider mite — noun small web spinning mite; a serious orchard pest • Syn: ↑red spider, ↑Panonychus ulmi • Hypernyms: ↑spider mite, ↑tetranychid • Member Holonyms: ↑Panonychus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Red-Spider-Nebel — Datenbanklinks zu NGC 6537 Planetarischer Nebel Daten von NGC 6537 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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