sea spider

sea spider
any of various small spiderlike marine arthropods having small thin bodies and long slender legs
Syn: ↑pycnogonid
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod
Member Holonyms: ↑Pycnogonida, ↑order Pycnogonida

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  • sea spider — n. PYCNOGONID …   English World dictionary

  • Sea spider — Taxobox name = Sea spiders image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Chelicerata classis = Pycnogonida ordo = Pantopoda classis authority = Latreille, 1810 subdivision ranks = Families subdivision = Ammotheidae… …   Wikipedia

  • sea spider — sea′ spi der n. ivt any marine arthropod of the class Pycnogonida, having a short, slender body and four to six pairs of long legs • Etymology: 1660–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • sea spider — any member of the arthropod class Pycnogonida, marine invertebrates with eight long walking legs attached to a small body consisting of a cephalothorax and vestigial abdomen. [1660 70] * * * ▪ Pycnogonida also called  Pycnogonid,         any of… …   Universalium

  • sea spider — noun Date: 1855 any of various small long legged marine arthropods (class Pycnogonida) that superficially resemble spiders …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sea spider — noun Any arthropod in the taxonomic class Pycnogonida …   Wiktionary

  • sea spider — /ˈsi spaɪdə/ (say see spuyduh) noun a slender, carnivorous, marine, eight legged arthropod, as Pycnogonum littorale of northern African coasts …  

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